Cherry Compote Over Goat Cheese

cherry-goat-cheese Yunhee Kim


  • 1 pound sweet cherries, pitted (about 3 cups), preferably Bing
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • 4 ounces goat cheese


1. Cook cherries and sugar over medium-high heat in a skillet, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes. Sprinkle in vinegar and thyme; cook 1 minute. Slice goat cheese into 4 rounds; top with warm compote, or refrigerate compote, covered, up to 3 days.

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  • This simple and healthy dessert features a round of goat cheese topped with a tangy sweet cherry compote.  
  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 168
Fat per serving: 6g
Saturated fat per serving: 4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 6g
Carbohydrate per serving: 24g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 13mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 108mg
Calcium per serving: 60mg

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