Sunday, August 14, 2011
Fig and Goat Cheese Crostini
Makes 24 hors d’oeuvres
1 baguette, sliced into 24 –(1/2 inch-thick) diagonally cut pieces
12 oz soft mild goat cheese at room temperature
1 bottle of balsamic glaze, usually at most gourmet stores
½ cup of toasted Pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
about 8 fresh ripe figs, cut into ¼ inch slices
¼ cup of Olive Oil
fresh salt and freshly ground black pepper
arrange cut baguette slices on baking sheet and brush tops lightly with oil. Bake in preheated *350 oven until lightly toasted and golden brown, about 7 to 10 minutes.
Spread each toast with goat cheese, top with 1 or 2 slices of fig, depending on how big the slices are, sprinkle with salt and pepper, drizzle a little balsamic glaze and sprinkle with pumpkin seeds on top and ENJOY!