Very Berry Brie
If you want to prepare a quick starter when you have visitors, make a recipe with Brie cheese and you won't be disappointed!
Very Berry Brie
Gooey baked brie cheese topped with berry compote is the perfect festive appetizer and make a fantastic centerpiece to a cheeseboard. It’s easy, completely delicious and a total crowd favorite. There are very few people who can resist ooey-gooey melted cheese served with crusty bread.
The brie and the berries form a perfect duo, quick to make this recipe will not leave you indifferent.
Serve this baked brie with easy berry compote made with frozen berries. Make it the centerpiece of your cheeseboard and serve with baked baguette/crostini, fresh fruit and other cheeses for the ultimate festive appetizer.
1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese, halved horizontally
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons water
1/2 cup frozen raspberries, thawed
1/2 cup frozen blueberries, thawed
1/2 cup frozen blackberries, thawed
Bagel and/or baked pita chips
In a small saucepan, heat sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. Add berries. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; let stand for 10 minutes.
Place bottom half of cheese in a small ungreased cast-iron or ovenproof skillet; pour 1/2 cup berry mixture over cheese. Top with remaining cheese and berry mixture.
Bake, uncovered, at 400° until cheese is softened, 8-10 minutes. Serve with chips.
Calories 160, Fat 8 grams, Protein 6 grams