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Goat Cheese and Spiced Walnuts on Endive

Photo: Sang An
Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings (serving size: 2 endive leaves)
One-bite appetizers are an ideal party food. Prep these goat cheese appetizers ahead of time to save a few minutes the day of the party.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 16 Belgian endive leaves
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) goat cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 95
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 4 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 4 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 88 mg
  • calcium 30 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine first 7 ingredients. Spread nuts on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes, stirring halfway through baking. Remove from oven and set aside.

  3. Arrange leaves on platter. Spread about 1 teaspoon of cheese into each leaf. Top with walnuts. Serve immediately.