I am so in love with this combination; the goat cheese is tangy & creamy and gets soft & spreadable in the oven, the tomato sauce is bursting with flavor and cuts through the richness of the goat cheese for a deliciously balanced dish. Then, carefully poor the marinara around the cheese, but do not fully cover. Bake for about 25 minutes in a 375-degree oven to ensure your melted goat cheese is warm throughout and the tomato sauce is bubbly. Crushed tomatoes are barely cooked with a little bit of olive oil and garlic, topped with big slices of Stir in the tomatoes and reduce to a gentle simmer for 5-10 minutes, or until the Put in 350 degree over for 25-30 minutes. As much as I could simply eat this baked goat cheese appetizer with a spoon, I figured some crostini would be the perfect vehicle for piling on this creamy goodness. It has few ingredients and only takes a couple of minutes to put together. Baked Goat Cheese and Tomato Sauce is super easy. The warm, creamy goat cheese along with the tomato sauce on top of a crunchy bite of crostini is outrageous! Oh so tasty too. I used some of my homemade tomato sauce. Ordering goat cheese baked in tomato sauce is always one of my FAVORITE things to do at a tapas restaurant. In shallow baking dish, form a "mound" of the cheese mixture in the center. How Long to Bake Goat Cheese.