Celebrate National Salsa Month with Salsa-
|For National Salsa Month, try a new way to use salsa.
This is salsa’s answer to baked Brie: fresh goat cheese or cream cheese topped with a flavorful salsa and baked until warm. It’s from Chef Rick Bayless of FronteraFiesta.com.
RECIPE: SALSA-BAKED CHEESE
– ¼ cup pine nuts or coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans
1. Toast nuts in a 350°F oven until fragrant, 7 or 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
2. Stir in cheese. Shape into a disc and lay in an ovenproof baking dish.
3. Pour salsa over cheese and bake until heated through, 10 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with crackers or toasted bread.
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