Goat Cheese and Prosciutto "Log"
Started looking around for a sophisticated cheese “log” to serve at a party. Found the secret to making any cheese spread spreadable is combining the chosen cheese and neufchatel or cream cheese in equal parts. The bit of mayo here gives it a very smooth texture and the lemon zest a beautiful layer of flavor that will have your guests oohing and ahhing.
- 10 oz goat cheese
- 10 oz neufchatel cheese
- 2 T mayonnaise
- chopped prosciutto
- chopped parsley
- lemon zest
1Combine goat cheese, neufchatel, and mayo in food processor. Process until smooth, scraping the sides down.
2Stir in chopped prosciutto by hand.
3Make logs. Divide mixture into 4 equal mounds and place each mound onto foot-long sheets of plastic wrap. Covering the mound of cheese with the plastic, pull the cheese towards you and begin to shape a cylinder. Roll in remainder of plastic sheet and secure the sides with twist ties or twine. Refrigerate for at least a few hours to allow log to set, up to 2 days.
4Remove from plastic carefully. Log will be set, but not solid. Roll in chopped parsley and lemon zest and serve with crackers.
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