Goat Cheese Crostini with Fig Compote

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Goat-Cheese Crostini with Fig Compote

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 small (8-ounce) baguette, cut on the diagonal into 24 slices
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 4 tablespoons olive-oil
  • 1/2 cup dried mission figs, chopped
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 small shallot-minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thme leaves
  • Coarse salt
  • 5 ounces goat cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat broiler. Brush both sides of baguette slices with oil; place on a rimmed baking sheet. Broil until golden, 1 to 2 minutes per side, rub raw garlic clove on each slice, set toasts aside.
  2. In a small sauce pan, place 1 tablespoon olive oil and sauté until translucent. Add figs, sugar, wine, thyme, and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook until thickened, 7 to 9 minutes. Let cool to room temperature.
  3. Spread each toast with goat cheese and top with compote. Garnish with fresh thyme.
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