Try this Frenchified spread the next time you want to channel your inner Euro. It’s a great accompaniment to roasted chicken, fresh-cut cucumber, or roasted beets.

This recipe was featured as part of our Sandwich Spreads photo gallery.

  • Yields: 1/2 cup
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 5 mins 
  • Active: 5 mins 

Ingredients (6)

  • 4 ounces softened chèvre (goat cheese)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped black olives


Place the goat cheese, parsley, lemon zest, salt, and pepper to taste in a small bowl and stir to combine. Add the olives and stir until well incorporated.