Roasted Garlic Goat Cheese Dip

5 from 10 reviews

This quick and easy savory goat cheese dip bakes in just 20 minutes and has only 10 ingredients (including salt and pepper) making it the perfect "make ahead" dip for your next game day party or family get together! 


Units Scale
  • 2 heads garlic
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt
  • fresh cracked pepper
  • 10 oz. goat cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
  • sliced French bread or crostini for dipping


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Slice the top off of each head of garlic. Drizzle the cut side of each head with 1 teaspoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place cut side down on a baking sheet
  4. Roast for 30 minutes or until the cloves of garlic are soft. Allow to cool until you can handle it.
  5. Turn oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Add goat cheese, Parmesan, milk, and thyme to a medium bowl.
  7. Squeeze cloves of roasted garlic into the bowl and stir to combine all ingredients together.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Lightly oil a small baking dish with 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Then spread goat cheese mixture in an even layer in the baking dish.
  10. Top goat cheese with tomatoes, then drizzle tomatoes with remaining teaspoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  11. Bake for 20 minutes or until warmed through. Then broil for 1-2 minutes to brown the top.
  12. Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and fresh thyme if desired.
  13. Serve warm with sliced French bread and crackers.



  • Don't skip the tomatoes. The tomatoes might seem like a garnish, but they truly are a vital part of this delicious dip. They add a delicious freshness and nice texture to the dish.
  • Season, season, season. This dip is very simple. The ingredient list is short. Moderate amounts of salt and pepper will go a long way to boost the flavors of this dip. Don't be afraid to use them!
  • If you're looking for a super creamy whipped goat cheese dip, add the goat cheese, Parmesan, milk, and herbs to a food processor and pulse until everything is well combined, smooth, and creamy!


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