Northwest Bounty Bruschetta

Northwest Bounty Bruschetta Recipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Bruschetta is a favorite appetizer because it's easy, tasty and versatile. This recipe features so many bold flavors like onion, tart cherries, blue cheese and hazelnuts.

Yield:

Serves 10
Total time: 30 Minutes

Recipe from

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 173
Caloriesfromfat 50 %
Protein 4.5 g
Fat 9.7 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 1.2 g
Sodium 267 mg
Cholesterol 6.8 mg

Ingredients

1 sourdough baguette (8 oz.), sliced 1/4 in. thick
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 cup peeled and chopped Granny Smith apple
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1/4 cup dried tart cherries
1 1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
2/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/3 cup chopped hazelnuts

Preparation

1. Brush bread with 2 tbsp. olive oil and broil until golden, turning once, 5 minutes.

2. In a frying pan over medium heat, sauté onion with remaining oil until golden. Add apple and syrup; cook 5 minutes. Let cool slightly. Stir in cherries, horseradish, and cheese; spoon over toasts. Top with nuts.

Margee Berry, Trout Lake, WA,

Sunset

November 2008
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