A Match Made in Heaven — Fig Crostini with Manchego and Caramelized Shallots
Recipe Type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Spanish
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Serves: 10 crostini
A sweet and savory fig crostini with jalapeño jam and caramelized shallots that tantalizes your tastebuds.
  • ½ baguette
  • 6 figs, quartered
  • 1 shallot, sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ½ cup Labne yogurt cheese
  • ½ cup jalapeño jelly
  • ⅓ cup Manchego cheese, shredded
  • Garnish: cilantro leaves, parsley, or arugula and fresh figs
  1. Heat butter in a small skillet over medium heat, add shallots and cook until browned, stirring occasionally. About 5 minutes.
  2. Slice baguette on the diagonal, about ½ inch thick. Brush with olive oil or butter. Broil or toast to brown. If broiling in oven, watch carefully, they can burn quickly.
  3. Place toasted baguette slices on a baking sheet. Spread each piece with Labne, top with jalapeño cheese and a fig quarter. Sprinkle with cheese and place under broiler until cheese melts. Watch closely.
  4. Garnish with cilantro, parsley or arugula and figs. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/match-made-heaven-fig-crostini-manchego-caramelized-shallots/