Recipes

Fig, Goat Cheese and Almond Crostini

  • Yield: 16 Servings
  • Prep Time: 5 Mins.
  • Cook Time: 15 Mins.
  • Serve this easy and elegant appetizer at cocktail or dinner parties during the holidays.

Ingredients

  • Roasted Figs:

  • 8 figs, quartered lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • Crostini:

  • 1 cup goat cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives, divided
  • 32 slices baguette (about 1/2-inch thick slices)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Fisher® slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  1. Roasted Figs: Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss together figs, honey, vinegar, oil and sugar; arrange in single layer in small baking dish. Roast for 10 to 12 minutes or until soft and tender and lightly caramelized.
  2. Crostini: Preheat broiler. Brush both sides of baguette slices with oil; arrange on large baking sheet. Broil for 60 to 70 seconds per side or until lightly golden.
  3. Mix goat cheese with half of the chives; spread over crostini to cover entire surface of baguette slice. Top with piece of roasted fig, slivered almonds and sprinkle of chives.
  4. Tip: Add 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme or rosemary to figs before roasting if desired.

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