Fig and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Preparation 30 min Cook Time 17 min Total Time 47 mins
Serves 25     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 9 ounces dried Black Mission Figs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped orange segments
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 25 slices French baguette
  • 10 ounces crumbled goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Place figs, sugar, orange segments, rind, juice, rosemary and black pepper in a small saucepan. Stir and bring to a boil. Cover pan and reduce heat. Simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover and cook for another 5 minutes or until fig mixture thickens. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. Place baguette slices on a sheet pan. Evenly divide fig mixture and goat cheese on slices. Top with chopped walnuts. Broil for 1-2 minutes or until nuts look toasted. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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