Our delicious, mild and creamy fresh Chèvre is the ultimate representation of spring cheesemaking. Making its way from our milking parlor to your plate in less than one week, this soft white cheese speaks freshness. Our chèvre is made from the first milk of the season. Check out this simple recipe below and enjoy chèvre all summer long. Available Spring/Summer

INGREDIENTS

1-6 oz. bag Baby Spinach

1 cup fresh Strawberries, sliced

½ cup Candied Pecans

⅓ cup Balsamic Vinaigrette (can use bottled, but prefer to make Stepladder Creamery’s recipe for Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette) - see recipe below!

½ cup Stepladder Creamery Fresh Chevre, crumbled

Kosher Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper, to taste

 INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a large bowl, combine spinach, strawberries and pecans

  2. Drizzle balsamic vinaigrette over the salad, season with kosher salt and black pepper and toss well

  3. Plate salad and top with crumbled Stepladder Creamery Fresh Chèvre

    Yield: Serves 2 as entree or 4 as starter

    Buy online here, or find at a farmer's market in California this summer.

 

Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

**Re-use a Stepladder Marinated Fromage Blanc jar**
  • 3 parts Olea Farms arbequina olive oil 
  • 1 part Olea Farms traditional balsamic oil 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 whole lemon juiced
  • 3 medium garlic cloves finely minced 
  • 4 large basil leaves finely minced
  • 3 springs of curly parsley fine minced
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste 
Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake vigorously for about 30 seconds - 1 minute until totally combined! 

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