Mascarpone and Pomegranate Crostini

 

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Looking for an appetizer to please the ladies at your Super Bowl party? I think I’ve come up with one they will love … The guys are going to love it too. I just had Dennis try it and he thought it was fantastic. I had some pomegranate’s in my fridge that I wanted to use as well as a carton of mascarpone. I picked up a baguette while at the market this morning and decided to make a crostini with my pomegranates and mascarpone.

I cut my baguette in diagonal slices, brushed them with a little olive oil and baked them in a 375 degree oven for 12 minutes.

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I let them cool for just a bit before spreading my mascarpone/goat cheese/honey mixture on them. Once that was on the bread, I sprinkled fresh thyme leaves and pomegranates. Easy as pie.  Only I don’t think pie is this easy.

In a small bowl, I mixed together one cup of mascarpone cheese, 4 tablespoons of goat cheese and 2 tablespoons of honey with my hand mixer.

Ingredients

8 ounces mascarpone

4 tablespoons goat cheese

2 tablespoons honey

olive oil for brushing

fresh thyme leaves

pomegranate seeds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut baguette into slices (on the diagonal).
  3. Brush each slice with olive oil.
  4. Mix together mascarpone, goat cheese, and honey with hand mixer.
  5. Spread cheese on toasted bread.
  6. Sprinkle with thyme and pomegranate seeds.

Enjoy!

Until next time, Kris

 

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