caramelized onion, fig, & goat cheese strudel

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By Lori-Jo Wahl
from Providence, RI

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 time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For caramelized onion, fig, & goat cheese strudel

  • 1 - 8 oz. pkg
    dried figs, diced
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    apricot nectar
  • 1/3 c
  • 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

How To Make caramelized onion, fig, & goat cheese strudel

  • 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.