Goat Cheese and Fig Bruschetta
1 1/4 cups chopped, dried Mission figs (about 9 ounces)
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup coarsely chopped orange sections
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/3 cup fresh orange juice (about 1 orange)
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 (1/2-inch-thick) slices French bread baguette, toasted (about 8 ounces)
1 1/4 cups (10 ounces) crumbled goat cheese
5 teaspoons finely chopped walnuts
Combine first 7 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until figs are tender. Un- cover and cook 5 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature.
Top each bread slice with 1 1/2 teaspoons fig mixture and 1 1/2 teaspoons goat cheese. Arrange bruschetta on a baking sheet; sprinkle evenly with walnuts. Broil 2 minutes or until nuts begin to brown. Serve warm.
Amount per Serving:
138 calories / 4.2 g protein / 4.7 g fat / 2.3 g saturated fat / 7 mg cholesterol / 21 g carbohydrates / 2.1 g fiber / 121 mg sodium / 45 mg calcium