Baked Brie with Fruit
Recipe from Midwest Living

Prepare this simple appetizer in just 15 minutes, then grill a few minutes more. Serve with a variety of fresh fruits.



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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
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    1  8  ounce 
    Brie cheese with rind (about 4 inches in diameter)
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    3   tablespoons 
    orange marmalade
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    1/4  cup 
    sliced almonds, coarsely chopped hazelnuts (filberts) or pecans, toasted
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    1   medium 
    yellow apple or ripe pear, cored and sliced into thin wedges* or 1/2 cup sliced strawberries and 1 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced lengthwise into wedges
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    French bread slices, assorted crackers and/or melba toasts, optional

Directions
1.
Cut off a thin slice from the top of the Brie to remove the rind; discard. Place round of Brie in a 6-inch cast-iron skillet or disposable foil pan. Spread top of brie with orange marmalade, leaving a 1/2-inch border.
2.
Place skillet or pan on the grill rack. Grill directly over low coals. Cover and grill for 8 to 10 minutes or till brie is softened and warmed. Place the almonds, hazelnuts or pecans around the border.
3.
Serve with fruit, French bread slices, assorted crackers and/or melba toast, if you like. Makes 8 servings.
Note
  • If serving with apple or pear slices, dip in lemon juice to prevent browning.
Variation
  • Oven method Place brie round in a 9-inch pie plate. Spread with orange marmalade as above. Bake, uncovered, in a 325 degrees oven 10 to 12 minutes or till Brie is softened and warmed. Remove from oven and serve as above.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 145, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 28, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 8, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 194, vit. C (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 24, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 181, Potassium (mg) 95, calcium (mg) 71, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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