1. Nova Lox Crostini with Herbed Goat Cheese

Nova Lox Crostini with Herbed Goat Cheese

Destined for your next brunch or dinner appetizer, this simple salmon topping is made with fresh goat cheese rather than cream cheese. The result is a light and tangy bite that’s as easy as it is delicious!

Nova Lox Crostini with Herbed Goat Cheese

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 package Vital Choice Wild Sockeye Nova Lox (4 ounces), thawed
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon Vital Choice extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon non-pareil capers, drained
  • Crostini, crispbread, or rustic crackers


  1. Combine goat cheese, olive oil, garlic, lemon zest and herbs in a small bowl; stir vigorously with a wooden spoon until smooth. 
  2. Just before serving, spread herbed goat cheese on crostini, crispbread or rustic crackers, and top with salmon, shallot and capers.
  3. Note: herbed goat cheese can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days; soften to room temperature before serving.
Serves: Serves 2-4