Warm Goat Cheese Spread

140 g goat cheese (chevre)
Finely grated rind of 1/2 lemon
1/4 cup black or kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
1/4 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper, optional
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Olive oil
1 tsp. chopped parsley

Crumble goat cheese into a small oven proof dish.
Sprinkle with lemon rind, olives and black pepper.
Bake at 325 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes or until warm.
Remove from oven and drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil to taste.
Sprinkle with parsley.
Serve warm with crackers or bread.

Makes 6 appetizer servings