Crispy pita chips are the perfect vessel for scooping up dollops of creamy, savory goat cheese dip!
Servings: Makes 4 servings
  • 4 each pita , lightly brushed with olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 12 ounces goat cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup pitted and chopped kalamata olives
  • 3 tablespoons basil , cut into a fine chiffonade
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Directions
    Grill the pita over a moderate flame on the grill for 1 minute on each side or until you begin to see grill marks on the pita. Remove from the grill and cut into 6 pieces and sprinkle with the kosher salt.

    Combine the goat and cream cheese together in a bowl. Form into a round shape and place in the center of a large plate, and press the cheese mixture down slightly. Combine the sun-dried tomatoes, olives, basil olive oil and vinegar. Pour the tomato mixture over the cheese.

    Arrange the pita chips along side the cheese mixture and serve immediately.

    From the book Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home


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