Sunday, August 14, 2011

Fig and Goast Cheese Crostini

I have served my fig Crostini at numerous events that I’ve catered…. it’s fig season now and I’m so excited. My favorite fruit!

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.

Assemble Crostini:
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!