Goat Cheese and Spiced Walnuts on Endive

goat-cheese-walnuts-endive Photo: Sang An


  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 16 Belgian endive leaves
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) goat cheese


1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Combine first 7 ingredients. Spread nuts on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes, stirring halfway through baking. Remove from oven and set aside.

3. Arrange leaves on platter. Spread about 1 teaspoon of cheese into each leaf. Top with walnuts. Serve immediately.

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  • One-bite appetizers are an ideal party food. Prep these goat cheese appetizers ahead of time to save a few minutes the day of the party.
  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 2 endive leaves)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 95
Fat per serving: 8g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 4g
Protein per serving: 4g
Carbohydrate per serving: 4g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 7mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 88mg
Calcium per serving: 30mg