A quick and simple, yet, very tasty recipe for Sun-dried Tomato Spread. Adding dried cranberries, Goat Cheese, Sour Cream and Thai Chili makes it very savory.

“Sun-dried tomatoes are better than regular tomatoes”, according to a teenager I heard on the subway one time.  He also added that the sun takes out all the bad taste from tomatoes and leaves behind the tasty stuff.

I thought about that for days and found myself actually defending the Sun. It didn’t take out the bad stuff out, I thought to myself. It just took out the stuff that would make tomatoes rot quickly and giving it a longer shelf life.

Front view of sun-dried tomaotes spread on a French bread

I would love to find that teenager today (who is probably a grown adult by now) and have these discussion with him.

Goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes make a great combination.  Goat Cheese gets along with any ingredient.

Front view of sun-dried tomaotes spread in a red bowl

I do have to confess that I didn’t like the taste of Goat Cheese when I first tasted it.  It took several tasting over the years to finally like it.  It is definitely a case of “acquired taste”.

Now, I cannot stay 1 week without eating this cheese.  This sun-dried tomato spread is now my go-to sandwich spread.

Closeup View of Sun-Dried Tomato Spread with Goat Cheese in the blender

This recipe is a variation on a recipe I saw on “Cooking with Cake” (Post no longer live) Thank you for the great idea.

When I saw her recipe, I immediately loved the idea.  In my sun-dried tomato spread recipe, I am adding dried pomegranate and Thai chilies.  I also chose to add some flavored yogurt.  This reduces the shelf life of the spread considerably.  But, Yogurt gives it a smoother consistency and very light peach flavor without having to add peaches.

Top view of ingredients for the sun-dried tomato spread on a white plate

So, without further ado, I give you the Pomegranate, goat Cheese and Sun-dried tomato spread.

Do you agree with the teenager’s opinion on Sun-dried tomatoes?
Check out what other recipes you can make with sun-dried tomatoes.

Sun Dried Tomato Spread with Goat Cheese. Use it on a sandwich as a spread or use it as a dip

Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

Sun-dried tomato spread
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 2 People
Calories 1180 kcal



  • In a processor, add the sun-dried tomatoes, pomegranate, oil, salt and oregano
  • Blend on pulse, until the mixture has been partially mashed.
  • If the mixture is having a hard time blending, you can add about 3 tsps of water
  • Add the remaining ingredients and blend until consistency is smooth.
  • Transfer to bowl and top with Basil / Mint and oil as garnish
  • Top with capers, if you like.

Serve with toast, pita bread or chips.


    Calories: 1180kcalCarbohydrates: 116gProtein: 23gFat: 78gSaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 1807mgPotassium: 3925mgFiber: 18gSugar: 83gVitamin A: 2030IUVitamin C: 52.8mgCalcium: 272mgIron: 12.2mg
    Keyword how to make sun-dried tomato spread, vegetarian spreads
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