263 – Goat Cheese Tostada with Date Jam / جبن الماعز توستادا مع مربة التمر

Feb 24, 2015 | Appetizers, International Recipes

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Ingredients :

  • Date Jam: 1 big cup pitted dates (coarsely chopped)
  • Date Jam: 1/2 red onion (diced)
  • Date Jam: 1/2 cup orange juice
  • Date Jam: 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Date Jam: 2 tablespoons honey
  • Date Jam: pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 baguette
  • Fresh goat cheese
  • Marcona almonds (or regular toasted or fried almonds)

Directions :

Step 1: Making the Date Jam
Note: Recipe courtsey of Chef Sandra Cordero from the Cordero Negro
1- Sweat red onions in a small saucepan with a little salt.
2- Chop the dates coarseley and add to the saucepan.
3- Add orange and lemon juice. Add honey and cinnamon. Mix well.
4- Bring to a boil and let simmer for 15 minutes until you get a smooth jam texture.
5- Place in a bowl, cover, and let cool in the fridge before using.
Step 2: Preparing the Tostada
1- Right before serving, slice the baguette. Place the slices in a baking pan, drizzle some olive oil on top, and toast in the oven until crispy.
2- Smear the toasted baguette slices with fresh goat cheese.
3- Top with a bit of the date jam.
4- Sprinkle with chopped marcona almonds.
Serve immediately.

Bon appetit

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