Saturday, October 24, 2015

Fig, Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Crostini

A delicious appetizer that's elegant yet easy.  Great for entertaining, the caramelized onions can be made up to two days ahead of time, crostini can be assembled early in the day, then just pop in the oven for 5 minutes before serving.
Recipe developed for Celebrity Goat Cheese

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Makes 8 servings

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large sweet onion, sliced
½ teaspoon salt
1 loaf French or Italian bread, cut into 20 slices and lightly toasted*
2/3 cup fig jam
1 4.5 ounce package Celebrity Original Goat Cheese, crumbled
fresh thyme (optional)


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat and add onion and salt.  Cook 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are caramelized.

Arrange bread slices on baking sheet.  Evenly top with fig jam, Goat Cheese and caramelized onions. 

Bake 5 minutes or until Goat Cheese is just melted.  Garnish, if desired, with fresh thyme sprigs.

*Brush bread slices with a little olive oil and rub with a cut garlic clove before toasting for added flavor.


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