Blue Cheese & Fig Bite

Blue Cheese & Fig Bite

Fresh figs, blue cheese and a drizzle of honey top toasted baguette slices for a magical, flavorful combination in this easy appetizer recipe. Look for fresh figs May through December in well-stocked supermarkets and specialty-foods stores.

From EatingWell: November/December 2011
Yield: 2 dozen
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 9 fresh Mission figs, thinly sliced
  2. 24 slices baguette, preferably whole-wheat, toasted
  3. 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  4. 2 teaspoons honey

Preparation

  1. Divide figs among baguette slices (about 3 fig pieces each). Top each with 1 teaspoon blue cheese and drizzle with honey.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 79 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 15 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 1 g fiber; 167 mg sodium; 55 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch