What is a good substitute for goats cheese in this recipe?

Erin Lawlor
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Nancy July 6, 2017
There are also fetas made from sheep's milk and cow's milk which could replace goat cheese.
Or, use a creamy cheese with some more flavor than just cream cheese or mascarpone.
 
Stephanie B. July 6, 2017
If it's supposed to replace a crumblier goat cheese, I often use feta or cojita. I find those both have a distinctive taste so they can hold their own and add a new flavor component to the dish (as goat cheese is usually meant to do), but without tasting like goat. Queso fresco is also a good substitute for a mild flavor.
 
Regine July 6, 2017
You can also try "queso fresco," a Mexican cheese. I also sometimes use feta cheese. I myself dislike goat cheese.
 
Exbruxelles July 6, 2017
I'd use either ricotta or mascarpone, mixed with a little yogurt.
 
Erin J. July 6, 2017
Any soft, spreadable cheese would work well!
 
Erin L. July 6, 2017
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