Goat Cheese Torta

Photo Credit: PC.ca
This recipe makes a spectacular presentation. The flavors blend exceptionally well.

Serves: 12 
Ready in: 30 minutes 
  • 3 tablespoons roasted almonds, slivered / chopped
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 300g soft unripened goat milk cheese
  1. Line 2 to 2-1/2 cup (500 to 625 mL) bowl with plastic wrap. Sprinkle almonds to cover bottom of bowl. 
  2. In frying pan, cook vinegar, maple syrup and onions over medium-high heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until onions are softened and most of liquid is absorbed. Remove pan from heat.
  3. Cut goat cheese crosswise into 1⁄2-inch (1 cm) thick slices. Arrange half of goat cheese on top of almonds. Top with all of onion mixture. Arrange remaining goat cheese on top of onions. Cover with plastic wrap. Gently press down on torta to compact layers. Remove plastic wrap from top of torta, turn out onto a serving platter. Serve with crackers. 

Original recipe from PC.ca

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