Baked Brie With Cranberries

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

A great appetizer for the fall holidays. Prep time includes 1 hour standing time for relish.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR THE RELISH

2 c
fresh cranberries (thawed if frozen)
3 Tbsp
grated orange zest
1/3 c
fresh orange juice
1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1/2 c
sugar

FOR THE BAKED BRIE

1/2 c
fresh bread crumbs, lightly toasted
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp
chopped fresh thyme
1 Tbsp
dried cranberries, finely chopped
8 oz
package brie, cut into 4 wedges
1 large
egg, beaten

TO SERVE

1
french baquette, sliced into rounds and lightly toasted
1 clove
garlic, cut in half lengthways

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
2
FOR THE RELISH: Place the cranberries together with the grated orange zest and juice, ginger, and sugar, in a blender or food processor and process to a coarse purée. Leave to stand for 1 hour before serving.
3
FOR THE BAKED BRIE: Mix the toasted bread crumbs with the parsley, thyme, and dried cranberries. Dip each piece of Brie into the beaten egg and then coat evenly with the bread crumb mixture.
4
Place the pieces of coated Brie on the baking sheet and bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 8 minutes. Remove the Brie from the oven and leave to cool briefly.
5
Rub toasted bread slices with the garlic halves. Spoon some cranberry relish onto the plates and place a warm Brie wedge on each plate with some slices of the bread. Serve with a spreader or small knife.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Holidays, #Fall