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Brie, Pear and Pecan Crostini

Serves: 16 Prep Time: 20 minutes Boiling Time: 5 minutes

Very impressive, very tasty and very easy to prepare. Delicious warm or cold.

Ingredients

  • 16 baguette slices (about 1⁄2-inch/1-cm thick)
  • BERTOLLI Extra Virgin Originale Olive Oil for brushing
  • 1 pkg (185 g) PRÉSIDENT Spreadable Brie
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2 forelle pears, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) honey
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) chopped pecans, toasted

Preparation

  1. Preheat broiler with rack 4 inches (10 cm) from heat.
  2. Lightly brush both sides of baguette slices with olive oil and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Place under preheated broiler and toast until golden, turning once, about 2 minutes per side. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together cheese and tarragon; spread about 1 tbsp (15 mL) cheese mixture on each slice. Top each with two pear slices, then drizzle with honey.
  5. Broil crostini 1-2 minutes or until cheese is warm. Sprinkle pecans on top. Serve warm.

  • 16 baguette slices (about 1⁄2-inch/1-cm thick)
  • BERTOLLI Extra Virgin Originale Olive Oil for brushing
  • 1 pkg (185 g) PRÉSIDENT Spreadable Brie
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2 forelle pears, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) honey
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) chopped pecans, toasted
  1. Preheat broiler with rack 4 inches (10 cm) from heat.
  2. Lightly brush both sides of baguette slices with olive oil and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Place under preheated broiler and toast until golden, turning once, about 2 minutes per side. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together cheese and tarragon; spread about 1 tbsp (15 mL) cheese mixture on each slice. Top each with two pear slices, then drizzle with honey.
  5. Broil crostini 1-2 minutes or until cheese is warm. Sprinkle pecans on top. Serve warm.