Fig Crostini

Fig Crostini

Toss fresh figs with sweet balsamic vinegar and pungent black pepper to make an easy, delicious appetizer in this simple recipe.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 F.
  3. Step 3

    Slice the baguette in 12 long, thin slices.
  4. Step 4

    Rinse the figs clean and pat them dry. Trim off any excess stem ends and chop.
  5. Step 5

    Place the chopped figs in a medium bowl and toss with the vinegar, pepper, and salt. Let the figs sit for at least 15 minutes at room temperature or up to 1 hour covered in the fridge to let flavors blend.
  6. Step 6

    Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and brush them with olive oil. Toast them lightly for 7 minutes, turning once, until lightly golden.
  7. Step 7

    When you're ready to serve, try the fig mixture and adjust seasoning to taste.
  8. Step 8

    If using goat cheese, spread about 1 tablespoon on each baguette slice and top each with an even amount of the fig mixture. If using blue cheese, place the fig mixture on the crostini and crumble a tablespoon of cheese on top of each crostini .
  9. Step 9

    Serve right away.