Goat Cheese Fondue with Fried Sage


Total Time: 30 minutes, Serves: 4 to 6


  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced or pressed
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 16 ounces goat cheese
  • A pinch each of salt, pepper and nutmeg
  • For dipping: bread, apples, fresh vegetables
  • Fried sage (10-15 sage leaves, 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 teaspoon olive oil)

Directions for Cooking the Goat Cheese:

  • In a small sauce pan, add white wine and garlic. Bring to a simmer and add heavy cream, stirring well
  • Add in the goat cheese
  • Turn the heat down to low and stir for 8 to 10 minutes until cheese is fully melted
  • Add in a pinch each of salt, pepper and nutmeg, then taste and season more if desired

Directions for Frying the Sage:

  • While the goat cheese is melting, heat a skillet over medium heat and add olive oil and butter
  • Once melted and bubbling, add in sage leaves and fry for a minute or two, being careful not to let the butter burn
  • Remove and let drain on a paper towel

Putting it Together:

  • To serve, crumble a few sage leaves into the fondue, stirring well, and place the remaining leaves on top

Serve with bread, fruit and vegetables, and enjoy!

Recipe and photo from: How Sweet It Is

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