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from [marybillingsley]
Fig and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Fig and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Prepare the fig jam up to three days in advance and store in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature, and assemble bruschetta just before serving. For smaller groups, use half the amount of bread. Leftover jam is great on toast for breakfast,

  • Yield: 20 servings ( Serving Size: 2 bruschetta )

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup(s) chopped, dried Mission figs (abt. 9 oz)
  • 1/3 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/3 cup(s) coarsely chopped orange sections
  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated orange rind
  • 1/3 cup(s) fresh orange juice (abt. 1 orange)
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) freshly ground black pepper
  • 40 slice(s) french bread baguette, toasted cut 1/2" thick, abt. 8 oz
  • 1 1/4 cup(s) crumbled goat cheese (abt. 10 oz)
  • 5 tablespoon(s) finely chopped walnuts

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until figs are tender. Uncover and cook 5 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature.

3. Preheat broiler.

4. Top each bread slice with 1 1/2 teaspoons fig mixture and 1 1/2 teaspoon goat cheese. Arrange bruschetta on a baking sheet; sprinkle evenly with walnuts. Broil 2 minutes or until nuts begin to brown. Serve warm.

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