Appetizers & Side Dishes

Apple, Dried Cherry and Aged Italian Baguettes Recipe

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 12 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 856
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
12 min
Servings
4
Calories
856

Capture that beautifully fruity and spicy scent that comes around the fall and winter holiday season into a gorgeous topping. The best part of this apple and cranberry salad recipe is when it’s placed on a warm crostini with melted Reserve Series™ Aged Italian Blend, and the wonderful sweetness of the fruit and savory flavors come together into a bite-size morsel.

Ingredients
  • 10 slices (1/2-inch thick) French bread baguette (2 to 3 inches in diameter)
  • 4-1/2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups Reserve Series™ Aged Italian Blend
  • 2 small apples
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
Directions
  1. Brush bread slices with 1-1/2 tablespoons of the olive oil; place on a baking or cookie sheet. Sprinkle cheese over bread. Bake in a preheated 375°F oven 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Meanwhile, thinly slice the apples. Cut slices into julienne (matchstick size) strips. If cherries are large, cut into strips. Combine apples, cherries, remaining 3 tablespoons oil and lemon juice; toss well. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired.
  3. Arrange warm crostini on 4 serving plates; top with salad.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Serving Size: (334g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 856
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.1 grams
Saturated Fat 6.8 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 14.4 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.3 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 125 grams
Dietary Fiber 8 grams
Protein 29 grams
Vitamin A 9RE
Vitamin C 5mg 8%
Calcium 320mg 29%
Iron 8mg 39%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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