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Fig and Gorgonzola Crostini with Honey

Fig and Gorgonzola Crostini with Honey

Sweet figs and tangy blue cheese is a fabulous flavour combination and when I came across the idea for these fig and gorgonzola crostini on Tartlette I immediately knew that they would be amazing! In addition to the figs and gorgonzola, these crostini also have walnuts, thyme fresh cracked pepper and a drizzle of honey for even more sweetness to balance the tangy gorgonzola. The crostini are as easy to make as assembling them and then broiling them until the gogonzola just starts to melt and gets nice and creamy. Despite being so easy to make these fig and gorgonzola crostini are definitely a crowd please at a party and they also make for a nice light meal.

Fig and Gorgonzola Crostini with Honey

Fig and Gorgonzola Crostini with Honey

Sweet and juicy fresh figs on toast with creamy melting gorgonzola cheese, a touch of honey and thyme.


Servings: makes 4-8

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Printable Recipe
Ingredients
  • 8 slices bread or baguette
  • 1/2 cup gorgonzola, crumbled, room temperature
  • 8 figs, cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 4 tablespoon walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons honey
Directions
  1. Sprinkle the gorgonzola on the bread, top with the figs, thyme, walnuts and pepper.
  2. Broil in the oven until the cheese just starts to melt.
  3. Drizzle with honey and enjoy!

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9 comments:

Seattle Guy said...

Jerry Traunfeld has a similar recipe that I've used many times and love. In his, he warms the honey on the stove and infuses it with thyme. Then the figs and bread are grilled. We always have the cheese at room temperature and when assembled along with some fresh thyme, it all oozes together in the best way. Good recipe for the grill outside.

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Beautiful crostini! They look really appetizing and must taste so good.

Cheers,

Rosa

Ashley @ Wishes & Dishes said...

I love figs!! This looks incredible!

Lana @ Never Enough Thyme said...

What a wonderful combination of flavors in this little crostini! Just fabulous.

Anonymous said...

I made them for breakfast. Yum....
I didn't have fresh figs, so used some big, dried Turkish figs that I pressed out into thin medallions. A nice fit on an English muffin. I broiled them on low temp about 9" from the coils. The figs became sort of chewy and caramelized. Very nice! Thanks for your inventiveness!

okjarnavi said...

aaaaargh! It looks so tasty! Thank you for inspiration! Few days ago i had my friend from Italy visiting me and he suggested me to try cheeze Parmegano with honey or figgs... I'll try that , but in your way..i'll make crostini...
Cheers! :)

Bev Weidner (Bev Cooks) said...

OH. MY. WORD.

Julia said...

Those little breads with figs look very appetizing. Couldn't help clicking over from FoodGawker.

Minnie(@thelady8home) said...

Loved the recipe. Its sounding quite yummy. :-D

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