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Brie-Berry Bruschetta

 Brie-Berry Bruschetta
I love fresh strawberries, and I try to enjoy as many as possible during the season. Because so many strawberry recipes are quite sweet, I wanted to start the meal with something savory, so I came up with strawberries, cheese and good bread.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min

Ingredients

  • 12 slices French bread baguette (1/4 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese, rind removed
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions

  • Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet; brush with oil. Broil 3-4
  • in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Spread Brie over toast; top with strawberries. Drizzle with vinegar
  • and sprinkle with thyme. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 104 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer