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A twist on a classic, this Cherry Bruschetta is the perfect holiday appetizer. Full of sweet dark cherries, pecans, rosemary, thyme, and pinot noir, it comes together in minutes and is paired with a chewy baguette and tangy goat cheese! showmetheyummy.com Recipe made in partnership w/ @BarefootWine #bruschetta #holidayappetizers
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Cherry Bruschetta Recipe

A twist on a classic, this Cherry Bruschetta is the perfect holiday appetizer. Full of sweet dark cherries, pecans, rosemary, thyme, and pinot noir, it comes together in minutes and is paired with a chewy baguette and tangy goat cheese!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry compote, goat cheese, sweet cherries
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 206kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth
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Ingredients

Cherry Compote

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced yellow onion
  • 2 cups frozen sweet cherries thawed, drained, kept whole
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt + more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 cup Barefoot Pinot Noir
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Bruschetta

  • goat cheese
  • Sliced baguette

Instructions

Cherry Compote

  • Melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add the onions and cook about 2 minutes, or until they start to soften.
  • Add cherries, pecans, and spices and stir everything to combine. Turn the heat down to medium and cook until the cherries are soft, about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Breaking up some of the cherries as you go.
  • Stir in the wine and sugar.
  • Simmer until the cherries the liquid cooks down to a syrupy texture, about 4 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
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Cherry Bruschetta

  • Take a slice of baguette, slather on goat cheese, and top with a spoonful of cherry compote!
  • Enjoy!
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Notes

Nutritional information does not include goat cheese or bread. It's just for the filling.

Nutrition

Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.6mg