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fig and walnut crostini

FIG & WALNUT CROSTINI

Course Appetizer
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 baguette
  • olive oil
  • 1 cup fig jam
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • 150 grams iberico reserva cheese sliced
  • honey for drizzling

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven at 350ºF.
  • Slice the baguette into 1 cm slices. Place on a lined baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, place a frying pan on medium heat. Toast the walnuts for about 5-8 minutes stirring occasionally  until the are warmed through and you can smell them. Remove from pan and put into a bowl. Add the jam and stir until they are fully incorporated.
  • Spoon the fig walnut mixture onto the baguette, top with a slice of cheese and drizzle with honey.

Notes

This is a real crowd pleaser and so incredibly easy to make.
You can use any hard cheese, but if you can get this one, it works really well. I first had it about a year ago and loved the flavour. It’s nutty and sharp and works really well with dried fruit.