Castello Summer of Blue — Blue Brie and Balsamic Strawberry Crostini
Recipe Type: Appetizer
Soft, melting blue brie cheese is simply served with reduced balsamic and strawberries for a perfect summer crostini.
  • 1 loaf of french or sourdough bread, sliced on a diagonal
  • 1 cup of strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ cup good quality balsamic vinegar
  • Castello Saga Blue Brie
  1. Toss the sliced berries with the sugar and set aside
  2. In a small saucepan, bring the balsamic vinegar to a simmer, and cook until reduced by about half
  3. Pre-heat broiler
  4. Place bread slices on baking sheet
  5. Broil until golden brown – about 2 minutes on each side
  6. While the bread is still hot spread with Castello Blue Brie and add the berries
  7. Drizzle with he balsamic reduction
  8. Derve immediately
  9. *be careful when reducing the balsamic, you really want to watch it continually as it will go from reduced to burned in a split second, and trust me burned balsamic vinegar is GROSS
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at