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.


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.