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Brie with Artichokes Recipe

Brie with Artichokes Recipe

If you're looking for something special for your holiday hors d' oeuvres table, this tangy out-of-the-ordinary appetizer will fill the bill. "It is so popular with my friends that I try to keep Brie cheese and artichoke hearts on hand at all time," relates Lucy Banks from Jackson, Mississippi.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 round (4-1/2 ounces) Brie cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and cayenne pepper to taste
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. Slice Brie in half horizontally. Place the bottom half in a small round baking dish or pie plate. Combine the artichokes, basil, oil, garlic, salt and cayenne; spread over Brie.
  • 2. Replace top. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until heated through. Serve with crackers. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer