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Cheese and Fruit Plate

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 18

Turn an ordinary cheese and fruit tray into something more memorable with the addition of a chewy and nutty fig spread. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Fig Spread

1
bag (9 oz) dried Mission figs (about 24 medium figs), chopped
1
bag (2 1/2 oz) hazelnuts (filberts), chopped (about 1/3 cup)
1
jar (12 oz) apricot preserves

Cheese and Fruit

1
piece (8 oz) Gouda cheese
1
piece (8 oz) blue cheese
1
round (8 oz) Brie cheese
1
container (1 lb) fresh strawberries (about 24)
1
bag (7 oz) dried apricots
64
whole wheat crackers
Fresh parsley sprigs

Steps

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  • 1
    In small serving bowl, mix spread ingredients until blended.
  • 2
    To serve, place cheeses on decorative platter; surround with strawberries, apricots and crackers. Garnish with parsley sprigs. Serve with fig spread.

Expert Tips

  • Don't like figs? Serve with your favorite specialty jelly or jam.
  • The fig mixture can be made up to 3 days ahead; store in airtight container in refrigerator. Just remember to bring to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Potassium
400mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
24g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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