Northwest Bounty Bruschetta
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Yields Serves 10 Total Time 30 mins
AuthorMargee Berry, Trout Lake, WA,
Bruschetta is a favorite appetizer because it's easy, tasty and versatile. This recipe features so many bold flavors like onion, tart cherries, blue cheese and hazelnuts.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Brush bread with 2 tbsp. olive oil and broil until golden, turning once, 5 minutes.

Step 2
2

In a frying pan over medium heat, sauté onion with remaining oil until golden. Add apple and syrup; cook 5 minutes. Let cool slightly. Stir in cherries, horseradish, and cheese; spoon over toasts. Top with nuts.

Ingredients

 1 sourdough baguette (8 oz.), sliced 1/4 in. thick
 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
 1/3 cup chopped onion
 1 cup peeled and chopped Granny Smith apple
 1 teaspoon maple syrup
 1/4 cup dried tart cherries
 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
 2/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
 1/3 cup chopped hazelnuts

Directions

Step 1
1

Brush bread with 2 tbsp. olive oil and broil until golden, turning once, 5 minutes.

Step 2
2

In a frying pan over medium heat, sauté onion with remaining oil until golden. Add apple and syrup; cook 5 minutes. Let cool slightly. Stir in cherries, horseradish, and cheese; spoon over toasts. Top with nuts.

Northwest Bounty Bruschetta