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Recipes From Goat Lady Dairy: Creamy Goat Cheese & Smoked Goat Cheese

Creamy Goat Cheese: pickled beets and chives on crostini


Goat Lady Dairy goat cheese, spreadable, small log

2 cups Beets, finely diced, red or golden

¼ cup cane sugar

¼ cup apple cider vinegar

¾ cup water

Chives, a few stems, finely chopped

Salt to taste

Baguette, sliced into rounds, brushed with olive oil, seasoned with kosher salt, baked at 400 degrees until lightly browned. Let cool.


In a small sauce pan put the beets, sugar, vinegar, water and salt

Simmer until most of the liquid has reduced down and beets are cooked through

Let cool

For the crostini:

Spread a schmear of goat cheese on the crostini rounds

Add a spoonful of the beets

Garnish with chives (basil, tarragon and dill also work well with beets)

- this can also be done on crackers, endive leaves, pumpernickel, etc.

Smoked Goat Lady Dairy Goat Cheese

Soft taco, scrambled egg, “romesco” sauce, cilantro, toasted pumpkin seeds


Goat Lady Dairy’s “Smokey Mountain Round” Goat Cheese

10 “Handmade” soft tacos

Pumpkin seeds, toasted, salted

4 Red peppers, sweet, oven roasted (canned piquillo peppers are a very good substitute)

1 ripe tomato, squeezed to remove liquid, or roast it with the peppers

1 small chipotle pepper in adobo sauce

½ cup almonds, lightly toasted

2 large cloves of garlic, roasted

Splash of sherry vinegar

Splash of olive oil

1 small onion, diced

4 large eggs


Salt, to taste

Black pepper, to taste


In a lightly oiled skillet, lightly toast the soft tacos, then place them in foil to keep them moist and warm

Romesco sauce

In a blender put the roasted peppers, tomato, nuts, 2 of the soft tacos, a quarter of the onion, chipotle pepper, sherry vinegar, salt, black pepper. Purée until smooth. Drizzle in a little olive oil and briefly blitz it again.


In medium-sized skillet sauté the rest of the onion with a little salt and olive oil until caramelized,

add the egg and scramble together.

Divide the soft tacos into pairs.

Divide the scrambled eggs between the 4 soft tacos

Top with romesco sauce, smoked goat cheese, cilantro and toasted pumpkin seeds.

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