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Strawberry–Goat Cheese Bruschetta

by john markowski (jmarkowski)

My wife started making these last year and they are the FRIGGIN BEST! If you don't love these I will personally pay you back for the ingredients purchased (only if original receipts are included and video footage of you shopping is provided). 


This is an adaptation of a recipe originally printed in Better Homes & Gardens magazine:



1 8-oz baguette

1-2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 4-oz log goat cheese/chevre

1 ½ cups sliced strawberries

½ cup arugula, optional (although I love arugula, I don’t use it in this recipe)

Coarse salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Fresh thyme leaves



1.    Heat broiler. Halve baguette length-wise. Place cut sides up on a large, rimmed baking sheet. Brush the cut sides with olive oil. Broil 3-4 inches from heat source, for 1-2 minutes or until lightly toasted.

2.    Slice goat cheese and divide among toasts. Top with sliced strawberries. Return to broiler for an additional 2-3 minutes, until cheese and berries soften. Remove from broiler, top with arugula, if using. Drizzle with additional olive oil, sprinkle salt, pepper and thyme. Cut into pieces and ENJOY. Makes 4 servings.



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I love the combination of strawberries and goat cheese - but I have only had it in a salad. I love the bruschetta idea!
gardengirl commented on 05/07/10
WHAT!!!???? I am making these immediately- your wife is a genius and you can tell her I said so!
FigTree commented on 05/06/10