Strawberry and Chevre Bruschetta with Balsamic Reduction

Strawberry and Chevre Bruschetta with Balsamic Reduction

Recipe Courtesy of St. Supéry Estate Chef

INGREDIENTS

1 baguette, sliced into ½ inch pieces
Extra virgin Olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1 ½ pounds fresh strawberries, medium dice
1 cup chevre
1 cup balsamic vinegar
Juice of 1 orange
1 t fresh lemon verbena, minced
1 t fresh basil, minced

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Rub baguette slices with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toast in the oven until golden brown and crispy, about 20 minutes. While the bread is toasting, put balsamic vinegar and orange juice in a small sauce pot. Reduce over medium-low heat until thick, about 15 minutes. set aside. In a bowl, combine strawberries, lemon verbena, basil, and a drizzle of olive oil. Toss until combined. When the crostini are cool, top with a generous smear of chevre, the strawberry mixture, and garnish with a drizzle of the balsamic reduction. This is also wonderful with figs when they are in season!

Wine Pairing: Napa Valley Estate Rosé

Serves As

Hors D’oeuvres
Appetizer

A great wine to celebrate

Memorial Day

Pairs nicely with

Napa Valley Estate Rose

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