Cheese, Pears, and Mustard-Laced Apple Butter

Cheese, fruit, and a homemade spread make a quick but elegant appetizer. Serve with assorted breads and crackers.


Cheese, Pears, and Mustard-Laced Apple Butter

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Ingredients
  • 2   cups 
    apple butter
  • 2   tablespoons 
    Dijon-style mustard
  • 2   tablespoons 
    snipped fresh sage or 1-1/2 tsp. dried sage, crushed
  • 2   tablespoons 
    champagne vinegar, pomegranate vinegar, or lemon juice
  • 1  1 1/2 - 2  pound 
    round semi-soft cheese, such as Tomme De Savorie or Brie
  •  
    Fresh or dried pears
  •  
    Sage sprigs
Directions
1.
In a small saucepan combine apple butter, mustard, and sage; bring to boiling. Stir in champagne vinegar; remove from heat. Place apple butter mixture in a small bowl. Serve warm or at room temperature.
2.
Serve with cheese and pears. Garnish with sage sprigs. Store apple butter in the refrigerator up to 1 week. Makes 24 servings (1 tablespoon apple butter and 1 ounce cheese per serving).
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 232, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 20, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 37, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 29, pro. (g) 6, vit. A (IU) 243, vit. C (mg) 2, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 20, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 280, Potassium (mg) 164, calcium (mg) 131, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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