An Elegant Appetizer for the Holidays

With multiple holiday events and parties to attend - sometimes, you are required to bring something to share. An elegant appetizer can capture the spirit of the holidays and make things merry and bright. Something that is seasonal and beautiful but relatively easy will make a good impression at your next gathering.

Roasted Grape Crostini with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

Ingredients

  • 4 cups red grapes
  • 1 tablespoon avocado or olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup crumbed fresh goat cheese
  • 24 slices baguette, lightly toasted
  • ¼ cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Coat a large glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Stir grapes, oil, salt, thyme and pepper in a medium bowl. Spread out in one layer in the baking dish. Roast, stirring occasionally until wrinkled and caramelized, 48 to 55 minutes. Remove from the oven. Drizzle balsamic vinegar over the grapes, and stir to coat. Set aside.
  3. Spread goat cheese on the baguette, dividing equally. Top with the grape mixture. Sprinkle with walnuts and drizzle with honey.

credit to www.healthyseasonalrecipes.com