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Roasted Cranberry and Goat Cheese Flatbread


This easy to make flatbread appetizer would be a nice addition to your New Year's Eve festivities. I found this recipe in a grocery store flyer.

Ingredients:
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chopped leeks
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry thyme
  • salt to taste
  • 2 flatbreads (14.1 ounces)
  • 4 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • For topping: freshly chopped arugula, pomegranate arils, and honey

Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Mix cranberries, maple syrup, leeks, thyme and salt in an 8 inch square baking dish.
  3. Roast, stirring every so often, until the mixture begins to caramelize, about 15 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and stir until cranberries are broken down and the mixture is thick.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Divide the cranberry mixture and spread evenly over the flatbreads.
  7. Top each with goat cheese and pecans.
  8. Bake directly on oven rack for 5-10 minutes until the cheese is warmed and the flatbread is crispy.
  9. Remove from oven.
  10. Garnish each with freshly chopped arugula, pomegranate arils and a drizzle of honey.
  11. Cut into small wedges or strips and serve.
  12. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Serves: 8 generously as an appetizer

I used the Stonefire Authentic Flatbreads for this recipe. They come 2 in a package. 

4 comments:

  1. What a clever mix of colors, textures, and flavours! Perfect for New Year's Eve. Thanks for this recipe.

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  2. Oh, my! This looks good! I’m going to print the recipe and serve this down at the ranch in our little camper on New Years Eve!

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  3. Oh Ellen - that looks so delicious and festive! The ingredient combinations sound amazing. I love anything cranberry! Happy New Year to you - 2018 will be an exciting year!

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