Gorgonzola and Black Mission Fig Cups

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 0 min 6
Gorgonzola and Black Mission Fig Cups
Health Rating
Homemade croustinis from french baguettes are super easy to make! For a fancy flair, you can also use croustade cups if you can find them in your grocery store.

Ingredients


3/4 cup crumbled Blue cheese (gorgonzola)
2 tbsp Whipping cream (or milk)
3 medium Fig, raw (quartered)
1 tbsp Port wine
2 tsp Maple syrup
12 small slice Baguette, whole grain (toasted)

Instructions


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Toast slices of baguette on a baking sheet for 10 minutes or until crispy.
  2. Using spoon or piping bag with large star tip, spread about 1 tsp (5 mL) of the cheese mixture on top of the baguette.
  3. Top with fig wedge. You can drizzle each toast with any fig juices left in the bowl.

 

 

Advanced Preparation

1 day prior [optional], Blue cheese (gorgonzola) 3/4 cup crumbled
Instructions:

In small bowl, mash Gorgonzola with cream until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before using.

1 day prior [optional], Fig, raw 3 medium
Instructions:

Quarter figs and place in shallow dish. Add port and maple syrup; stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before using.

Notes:

 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 241
Calories from fat 71
Calories from saturated fat 42
Total Fat 7.9 g
Saturated Fat 4.7 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Cholesterol 19.2 mg
Sodium 599 mg
Potassium 195 mg
Total Carbohydrate 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
Sugars 7.9 g
Protein 10.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.3
Grain 1.8
Milk Alternative 0.5

Energy sources


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