Apricot and Gorgonzola Bruschetta

When you need a quick canapé or sweet and savory starter, try this delectable five-ingredient recipe.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 22

1
loaf (16 inch) baguette French bread, cut diagonally into 22 (3/4 inch) slices
1
container (5 oz) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
1
bag (6 oz) dried apricots, chopped (about 1 cup)
1/4
cup roasted almonds, chopped
1/4
cup honey

  • 1 Set oven control to broil. Place bread slices on broiler pan or cookie sheet. Broil with tops 3 to 4 inches from heat 1 minute. Turn slices over; broil 1 minute longer.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix cheese, apricots and almonds. Top each slice of toasted bread with about 1 tablespoon cheese mixture. Broil 20 to 30 seconds or until cheese is soft. Drizzle with honey.

Expert Tips

This brunch bruschetta invites a fun drink pairing such as a mimosa.

Try flavored roasted almonds, such as vanilla bean, in place of plain roasted almonds. Blue cheese can be used in place of the Gorgonzola.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.