When compared to cow milk products like cream cheese (a popular ingredient in many dips), goat cheese is lower in fat, calories, and cholesterol. It also provides more calcium and fewer carbs.

David Burke


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a small saucepan over low heat; add goat cheese and skim milk. Bring to a simmer, whisking until goat cheese is melted. Add butter, whisking well. Season with salt, pepper, and freshly ground cumin; stir in chopped chives and minced shallots. Serve with raw vegetables.



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Nutrition Facts

172 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 8g; mono fat 3g; poly fatg; protein 8g; carbohydrates 9g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 31mg; iron 1mg; sodium 268mg; calcium 150mg.