Cheese Platter With Dried Fruit Compote

Cheese Platter with Dried Fruit Compote
Mitchell Feinberg
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preparation
20
minutes
cooking
45
minutes
Serves 10

Ingredients

2
cups
dried fruit (such as cherries, raisins, and chopped apricots)
1/4
cup
sugar
kosher salt
1/2
pound
creamy cheese (such as Camembert, Brie, or fresh goat)
1/2
pound
nutty cheese (such as aged Gouda or Gruyère)
1
pound
sharp cheese (such as aged manchego or Cheddar)
1
pound
crackers and thin gingersnaps
1
pound
grapes
3/4
pound
kumquats

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the dried fruit, sugar, 1 cup water, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the liquid has thickened slightly, 4 to 6 minutes; let cool.
  2. Serve the cheeses with the crackers, gingersnaps, dried fruit compote, grapes, and kumquats.

 

Dawn Perry
December 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 681
  • Fat 31 g
  • Sat Fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 90 mg
  • Sodium 985 mg
  • Protein 27 g
  • Carbohydrate 76 g
  • Sugar 32 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Iron 3 mg
  • Calcium 631 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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