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    Warm fig & blue cheese bruschetta

    Easy to make and great with drinks, they also work well as a light lunch or starter with salad

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes to 15 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes to 25 minutes 25 minutes

    Makes: 24

    Ingredients

    1 mixed seed baguette or essential White Baguette
    25g Bertolli Original Spread
    100g Dolcelatte or other creamy blue cheese
    3 tbsp soured cream
    8 figs
    2 tbsp caster sugar
    Wild rocket, to serve

    Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4. Cut the bread into 24 x 1cm thick, diagonal slices and arrange them in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Spread with Bertolli. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until crisp and golden. Leave to cool slightly on a wire rack.

    2. Beat the blue cheese and soured cream together until smooth. Cut each fig into 3 thick slices and toss into the caster sugar. Warm a nonstick frying pan over a high heat, add the figs and cook for 1 minute on each side, until caramelised.

    3. Spread the blue cheese mixture on the bruschetta, top with the warm figs and finish with a little rocket. Serve warm.

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