Appetizers,  Recipe

Cape Codder Crostini

Tasty little bites of cranberry and lime atop goat cheese crostini. 

Ingredients

  • 8oz package cranberries, rinsed
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 T honey
  • French bread
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • goat cheese
  • walnuts, chopped

Heat oven to 350. Place cranberries, lime zest and juice, sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the honey and cook for 5 more minutes. Cool. Slice bread and place on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and lightly salt. Bake for 5 minutes until golden.  Spread goat cheese on crostini. Top with a dollop of cranberry sauce. Sprinkle with walnuts and serve. 

Nerdy Tips

  • use a large saucepan so that the cranberries are in a single layer as they simmer. 
  • slice bread at an angle for an elegant look; the thinner the bread, the crispier and lighter bite it will be

Nerdy Fact

  • did you know that cranberries POP while cooking?

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