• Blackberry & Proscuitto Crostini with Fresh Chevre

July 21, 2015

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Blackberry & Proscuitto Crostini with Fresh Chevre

Recipe Type: Hors d'Oeuvre (appetizer)
A tasty little appetizer that features fresh, local, seasonal! ‪#‎bceatlocal‬ ‪#‎shoplocal‬
Ingredients
  • 1 baguette
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 12 oz fresh, local blackberries
  • 8 ounces fresh, Milner Valley chevre goat cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoons dry Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
Instructions
  1. Preheat broiler. Slice baguette into 16 diagonal slices. Place bread on broiler pan and broil 4 minutes or until golden brown, turning once; set aside.
  2. Bring balsamic vinegar and sugar to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Boil 10 minutes or until reduced to ½ cup. Remove from heat and stir in blackberries. Cool completely.
  3. Combine chevre, garlic, Italian seasoning, pepper and milk in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Cut prosciutto slices crosswise into 3 pieces.
  4. To assemble, brush balsamic reduction on each slice of baguette and spread with about 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese mixture. Top with 1 piece prosciutto and 1 blackberry from the balsamic reduction. Repeat with remaining ingredients.