Fig and Brie Crostini

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Easy and impressive appetizer! Make the fig spread the night before to save yourself the prep time on the day of an event.

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Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

Fig Spread:

  • 1 cup finely chopped dried figs

  • ½ cup cider vinegar

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup minced white onion

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 pinch garlic powder

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

  • 1 pinch ground cloves

  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon

Crostini:

  • 1 (8 ounce) loaf French bread, cut into 1-inch slices

  • olive oil cooking spray

  • 1 (8 ounce) round Brie cheese, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cut into matchstick-size pieces

  • 1 tablespoon oregano

Directions

  1. Combine figs, vinegar, brown sugar, onion, ginger, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, cloves, and cinnamon in a saucepan; simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally, until fig spread is reduced, about 30 minutes. Transfer fig spread to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.

  2. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

  3. Arrange bread slices on a baking sheet. Lightly spray both sides of each bread slice with olive oil cooking spray.

  4. Bake bread slices under the broiler until toasted, about 2 minutes per side. Remove bread from oven and cool slightly, keeping broiler on.

  5. Blend fig spread in a blender or food processor until pureed. Spread about 1 teaspoon fig spread onto each toasted bread slice; top with Brie cheese and apple pieces. Sprinkle each crostini with oregano.

  6. Broil crostini in the preheated oven until Brie cheese is melted and browned, 1 to 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

188 Calories
6g Fat
28g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 188
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 246mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 212mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.