Crostini with Honey, Gorgonzola, and Figs

Crostini with Honey, Gorgonzola, and Figs Recipe
Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr

Yield:

8 appetizers (serving size: 1 appetizer)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 106
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 2.3 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3.2 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 183 mg
Calcium 59 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup water
6 dried Calimyrna figs, each cut lengthwise into 4 slices
1 tablespoon honey
8 (1/2-inch-thick) Italian bread slices, toasted (about 4 ounces)
2 ounces Gorgonzola cheese or blue cheese

Preparation

Place water and figs in a 2-cup glass measure. Cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap, and vent. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes. Drain; discard liquid.

Spread honey evenly over bread slices, and spread the cheese (at room temperature) over honey. Top each bread slice with 3 fig slices.

Note:

Linda Romanelli Leahy,

May 1995
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