Caramelized Onion, Fig, & Goat Cheese Strudel Recipe

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CARAMELIZED ONION, FIG, & GOAT CHEESE STRUDEL

Lori-Jo Wahl

By
@coolnana

My dad use to love this -- every year on Father's Day & his Birthday I would bring this to him.

Put this savory strudel on a brunch table. It is slightly sweet & can double as a dessert or appetizer.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 - 8 oz. pkg
dried figs, diced
1/2 c
raisins
1/2 c
apricot nectar
1/3 c
honey
1/2 c
purple onion, chopped
1 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1 - 4 oz. pkg
goat cheese, crumbled
8
sheets frozen phyllo pastry; thawed
1/4 c
butter, melted
2 tsp
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven: 350 degrees....lightly grease baking sheet pan; set aside.

Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, & boil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cover & let stand for 30 minutes.
2
Saute onion in 1 TBS. butter & vinegar 6 minutes or until onion is deep golden. Remove from heat; stir in figs mixture & cheese. Set aside.
3
Place 1 sheet of phyllo on a damp towel (keep remaining phyllo covered). Brush phyllo with melted butter. Layer remaining phyllo sheets on top, brushing each sheet with butter.
4
Spoon onion mixture lengthwise down half of phyllo stack, leaving a 2 inch border. Fold in short edges 2 inches. Roll up, starting at long edge nearest onion mixture, & place seam side down, on your prepared baking sheet. Cut 1/4 inch-deep diagonal slits, 1 inch apart, across top. Coat strudel with butter.
5
Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar. Let stand 10 minute before slicing; serve warm.

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