This bruschetta is filled with cranberry and apple flavors that are perfect with Easter meals that include ham, and Tassel Ridge Cranberry Wine, with its tart cranberry punch, is a perfect pairing for this Bruschetta and Easter Ham.
Tassel Ridge® Apple-Cranberry Bruschetta
- 1 cup fresh, frozen, or dried cranberries
- 1½ cups chopped Granny Smith apples
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
- 2 Tbsp water
- ½ red onion, thinly sliced
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 Tbsp dried basil
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 5-oz. log goat cheese, softened
- 1 8-oz. French baguette
Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine cranberries, apples, sugar, vinegar, and water in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add onion and garlic. Return to boil. Reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes, or until cranberries pop (or soften if using dried cranberries). Remove from heat. Pour into bowl. Add basil and oregano. Cool to room temperature. Slice baguette on bias into ¾-inch slices. Brush both sides with oil. Place on baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes, until toasted. Spread baguette slices with thin layer of cheese. Top with cranberry mixture. Serves 5.
Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Cranberry Wine or Oskyfizzante® Cranberry
Cranberry Wine packs a tart cranberry punch with a smooth and sweet finish. Serve it as an aperitif, drink it with traditional holiday meals, or enjoy it as dessert. Serve chilled.
Oskyfizzante® Cranberry is a fizzy wine that packs a tart cranberry punch with a smooth and sweet finish. Serve it as an aperitif, pair it with traditional holiday foods, or enjoy it as dessert. Oskyfizzante Cranberry is great for holiday celebrations and toasts! Serve chilled.