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RECIPE: Fig & Brie Bruschetta


Fig and cheese bruschetta: delicious! Photo
courtesy CaliforniaFigs.com.

 

Still looking for that impressive yet easy hors d’oeuvre for Easter?

Try this delicious bruschetta of seared fresh California black mission figs and your favorite cheese (Brie and blue cheese are particular favorites). A garnish of bacon is optional.

If you don’t have time to cook the figs, you can substitute fig jam, and use an optional slice of fresh fig as a garnish.

FIG & CHEESE BRUSCHETTA RECIPE

Ingredients Per Piece

  • 1/2 fresh, ripe Black Mission fig per piece
  • Fine granulated sugar
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 to 1 ounce cheese per piece
  • Baguette slice per piece
  • Optional garnishes: 1-inch piece of bacon, fresh
    herbs
  • Preparation

    1. CUT figs in half lengthwise and sprinkle lightly with sugar. Lightly the coat bottom of a cast iron or other heavy skillet with olive oil; heat to very hot.

    2. ARRANGE fig halves, cut side down in pan and sear for about 2 minutes. Remove; turn cut side up on plate and allow to cool slightly.

    3. ASSEMBLE crostini: Top bread with figs, cheese and optional garnish. Place on serving plate and serve immediately.

     
    The difference between bruschetta and crostini.

      




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