Cranberry Pesto Goat Cheese Crostini
Cranberry pesto and goat cheese atop a crostini or cracker – Amazing Appetizer!
Ingredients for Cranberry Pesto Goat Cheese Crostini
1 clove garlic
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup fresh, packed basil
1/4 cup toasted walnuts
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup Italian Parsley, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
Goat Cheese, spreadable, or cream cheese
Baguette Rounds, toasted 24 each or crackers
Capers for garnish, if desired
Pulse garlic in food processor until finely diced. Add Cranberries, basil, walnuts and red pepper flakes. Pulse until blended but chunky.
Place mixture in medium bow. Stir in parmesan cheese, parsley and oil until blended.
Spread 1 teaspoon goat cheese or cream cheese over cracker/baguette and top with 1 tablespoon of the Cranberry pesto mixture.
Garnish with capers if desired.
Makes 24 appetizers.