Goat cheese-zucchini Cheesecake with figs and hazelnut crust

By MarieGlobetrotter
April 12, 2014
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Goat cheese-zucchini Cheesecake with figs and hazelnut crust


Author Notes: Call me crazy but sometimes I really prefer savory cheesecakes....MarieGlobetrotter

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 150g cream cheese
  • 200g fresh, smooth goat cheese
  • 75g hazelnuts
  • 110 dried figs
  • 200g grated zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons hazelnut powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chiseled
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 handful crumbled hazelnut

Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix the hazelnuts and figs for the base of the cheesecake. The dough will be quite sticky. Using a spoon, spread out the dough on the bottom of a silicone dish and press well.
  2. In your mixer, beat together cream cheese and goat cheese until quite frothy. Add the grated zucchini, chives, hazelnut powder, salt and pepper. Top you cheesecake with crumbled hazel nuts
  3. Spread out the cheese mixture on the dough. Set in the fridge overnight

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