Date and Goats Cheese Crostini with Pomegranate

DateGoatcheeseCrostini LR

Makes approximately 30


Ingredients:

 

  • Spray oil
  • 100 g goats cheese
  • 100 g cream cheese
  • 1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 
  • 15 Californian Medjool dates, pitted and halved 
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds 
  • 1 Tbsp. honey 
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Juice of 1 lime

 

 


 

Method:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line a tray with baking paper. 
  2. Slice the French bread stick into even rounds and arrange in a single layer on the lined tray. 
  3. Spray bread with oil and toast for 5-8 minutes until golden. 
  4. Blend the goats’ cheese, cream cheese and lemon zest until smooth. 
  5. Toss the pomegranate seeds with the honey and lime juice and zest. 
  6. To serve, spread each crostini with the creamy goats cheese and top with half a date. 
  7. Spoon over a few pomegranate seeds and the remaining syrup.