easy gourmet Goat Cheese Salad

Cardamom and Pistachio Crusted Goat Cheese Salad

Easy goat cheese salad made with fresh salad
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 736kcal
Author Healing Tomato


  • 20 pistachios unsalted and removed from their shells
  • 8 cardamom de-seeded
  • 15 cashews unsalted
  • 1 6 oz goat cheese
  • mixed greens
  • ½ cup carrots shredded
  • ¼ red onion julienne
  • 1 roma tomato cut into rounds

For the Star Anise and Orange Dressing


  • Mix the salad ingredients and set aside
  • Roughly grind pistachio, cardamom and cashews in a food processor
  • On a long dish, spread the pistachio mixture
  • Place the goat cheese log on the mixture and roll it around
  • Be sure to coat it very well. Don’t let any of the goat cheese be seen.
  • Wrap the coated goat cheese in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes
  • In a salad plate, add the greens, carrots, onions and tomatoes
  • Unwrap the goat cheese and cut it into rounds
  • Place the goat cheese circles on the salad

Drizzle with the salad dressing and serve immediately


    30 Minutes in the refrigerator.


    Calories: 736kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 599mg | Potassium: 650mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 81g | Vitamin A: 6820IU | Vitamin C: 44.6mg | Calcium: 228mg | Iron: 5mg