California Mission Figs with Brie and Fresh Thyme

  • Yield 8 servings

Your guests will love this appetizer, starring figs and Brie cheese.

Ingredients

8 -- dried California Mission figs, stemmed and halved lengthwise
2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
-- Salt and pepper, to taste
8 ounces Brie or aged goat cheese
8 -- pieces flatbread or crackers
-- Sprigs of fresh thyme; for garnish
-- Freshly ground black pepper, as needed

Instructions

  1. Cut thin slice from rounded sides so halves will lay flat.  Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Divide cheese into 8 pieces and arrange on flatbreads.  Arrange 2 fig halves on top of each and garnish with spring of thyme.
  2. To serve, drizzle lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with fresh cracked black pepper.

Recipe courtesy of the California Fig Advisory Board

 

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