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Fig and Cheese Toasts

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 24
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A touch fancy, these toasts topped with Havarti and figs are not your everyday appetizer, but they have everyday ease—made in 20 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

24
slices (1/2 inch thick) baguette French bread (about 8 oz)
3
tablespoons olive oil
8
oz Havarti cheese, cut into 24 slices
6
dried figs, cut lengthwise into quarters
3
tablespoons honey
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. On ungreased large cookie sheet, place bread slices; brush tops lightly with oil.
  • 2
    Bake 5 to 6 minutes or until bread is just starting to turn golden brown. Turn slices over; top each with 1 cheese slice. Bake 2 to 3 minutes longer or just until cheese starts to melt.
  • 3
    Place fig quarter, seed side up, on top of each cheese-topped toast. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with pepper. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

If you buy honey in a squeeze bottle, it works great for this recipe. Or, if you have honey in a jar and it seems too thick to drizzle, heat it for a few seconds in the microwave first. Don’t heat it too long, or it will become runny.

Mission figs, also known as Black Mission figs, are purple-black in color and are a good choice for this recipe since they have very small seeds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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