Sunday, August 22, 2010

Strawberry Chutney ~ An Appetizer

Strawberry Chutney over Peppered Goat Cheese Spread
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
8 oz. goat cheese, softened
1 tsp. coarse black pepper
2/3 c. strawberry preserves
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1 T. raspberry wine vinegar
1/2 tsp. freshly zested lemon
1/2 tsp. freshly zested orange
4 c. sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 c. golden raisins
Assorted crackers

Mix cream cheese, goat cheese, and pepper. Form a large log or individual portion sizes. Cover with saran wrap. Chill until firm.

In a small saucepan, combine preserves, brown sugar, vinegar, lemon and orange zest over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add strawberries and raisins. Let cool. Prior to serving, top peppered cheese spread with the strawberry chutney accompanied with crackers.

7 comments:

Donna and Miss Spenser said...

Oh MY!! This looks delicious...will have to give it a try! Thanks for sharing! Donna

Martha said...

Strawberry chutney sounds good -- I'll have to try it!

Marilyn said...

Oh my, that does sound good. What a lovely summer surprise.

Marlena said...

Oh yum, I have to try this one - I love your recipes.

Marlena said...

Oh yum, I have to try this one - I love your recipes.

Bernideen said...

Me too! I am printing it out - looks wonderful! You have a gift!

parTea lady said...

That strawberry chutney looks delicous. Thanks for the recipe.