Layered goat cheese terrine

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15 min


2 cups (500 mL)


  • 2 140-g logs creamy herbed goat cheese , at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup 35% cream , or sour cream
  • 2 tbsp cranberry sauce , canned or jarred, preferably with grated orange added
  • 2/3 cup chopped, pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1 green onion


  • In a medium-size bowl, using a wooden spoon, stir goat cheese until slightly creamy. Stir in whipping cream until well combined. Spread cranberry sauce over bottom of a small glass bowl or decorative dish that holds at least 2-1/2 cups (625 mL) and is no more than 6 inches (15 cm) wide. Spoon half of cheese mixture overtop, then smooth surface. For next layer, spread olives evenly over cheese mixture. Then spoon remaining cheese mixture over olives and smooth surface. Serve right away or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 2 days. Just before serving, thinly slice onion and sprinkle overtop. Serve with crackers, melba toast or slices of crusty baguette.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 41,
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.7 g,
  • Fat
  • 3.5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 107 mg.