posted by Verla 01-27-100 6:55 AM
Goat Cheese Dip with Red Pepper and Chives
3 (3 1/2 ounce) pkgs. of goat cheese
3/4 cup sour cream
4 Tbl. minced red pepper (fresh)
2 Tbl. minced chives
1 clove garlic, finely minced
1 tsp. lemon juice
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
extra virgin olive oil, optional
snipped chives for garnish, optional
In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer, blend the goat cheese and sour cream until smooth. Stir in red pepper, chives, garlic and lemon juice. Add salt and pepper.
Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Transfer to a platter. If desired drizzle with olive oil and garnish with chives.
This dip is good with pita chips, and it suits raw and blanched veggies of all kinds, especially snow peas, baby carrots, radishes, and bell pepper strips.
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