Caramelized Apple and Toasted Walnut Brie

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Caramelized Apple and Toasted Walnut Brie



Caramelized Apple and Toasted Walnut Brie
Number of Servings: 8 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: California Milk Advisory Board
Food Groups: Dairy, Fruits, Protein
Holiday: Christmas
Main Ingredient: Egg & Cheese
Meal Type: Appetizers
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Make Ahead , Vegetarian

An elegant yet simple appetizer.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons Butter
1 small red Apple (such as Fuji or Braeburn), cored and sliced or chopped
1 tablespoon granulated Sugar
1 (15-ounce) room-temperature, ripe, round California Brie cheese
1/4 cup toasted, coarsely chopped California Walnuts

Preparation:

Melt butter in 10-inch non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add apple slices and sugar; sauté, tossing occasionally, until apples are soft and golden brown, about 12 minutes. Let apple slices cool slightly.

Carefully place chopped apple or fan apple slices over cheese; sprinkle with walnuts. May be served right away, or chill if to be served later. May be prepared several hours in advance.

Serve at room temperature, accompany with assorted crackers and bread slices.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 239
Total Fat: 20 g
Saturated Fat: 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 335 mg
Carbohydrates: 4 g
Protein: 12 g
Fiber:
Vitamin A: 410 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 103 mg
Iron:

Cook's Notes: