Looking for a delicious and easy appetizer to impress your guests? We've got just the thing
Chef Dale Mackay‘s Baked Brie with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Pistachio is a must-try! The combination of sweet and savory flavors makes this dish a crowd-pleaser, and the crunchy texture of the pistachios adds a nice contrast to the creamy brie and goat cheese.
This recipe is easy to make and can be ready in just a few minutes, making it a great option for those who want to spend more time with their guests and less time in the kitchen.
This dish can be served with your favorite bread or crackers, or you can get creative and serve it with fresh fruits or vegetables. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or a casual get-together, this appetizer is sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more.
WOT we love about this recipe: It’s a versatile and can be customized to suit your taste. If you prefer a milder cheese, you can use a mild cheddar or gouda instead of the brie. You can also experiment with different types of nuts, such as almonds or walnuts, depending on your preference.
Baked Brie with Fig and Pistachio
- ¼ cup dried figs- quartered
- ¼ cup white or dark balsamic vinegar
- 1 cup brie, cut into 1 Inch chunks
- ¼ cup goats cheese, crumbled
- 2 tbsp pistachio nuts, chopped
- 1 tbsp capers, lightly chopped
- 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
- Add figs and vinegar in a pot and simmer until 90% of the liquid is gone and the figs are soft and rehydrated.
- Layer the figs, brie, goat cheese, capers, and nuts in an oven safe dish. Bake on convection at 400F for about 6-8 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbling.
- Take it out of the oven and garnish the top with basil. Serve with bread or your favorite garnishes.
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Recipe by Chef Dale Mackay and photography by Bob Deutscher