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Apricots with Herbed Goat Cheese

After ending up with bunches of apricots one summer, I created this quick and simple dish. My friends were blown away with its fresh taste and uniqueness. —Wendy Weidner, Ham Lake, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 3 ounces fresh goat cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh chives
  • 2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 4 fresh apricots, sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze


  • Place goat cheese, minced basil, chives and milk in a mini food processor; process until smooth. Arrange apricot slices on a serving platter. Drop goat cheese mixture by teaspoonfuls over top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; drizzle with balsamic glaze. Garnish with additional basil leaves. Serve immediately.

Test Kitchen tips
  • If you can't find fresh apricots, substitute 3 small peaches for the 4 apricots.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 serving: 71 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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