Wild blueberries are different than regular cultivated berries. They have a much more intense flavor that is tart and sweet. These flavors are perfect for this holiday appetizer recipe! Wild blueberries have twice the antioxidant capacity than cultivated berries. Plus they are packed with manganese and fiber and have less sugar than cultivated berries. Frozen wild blueberries are incredibly easy to use and are great in many baking recipes or used to top yogurt, pancakes, waffles, etc. Look for wild blueberries at your favorite grocery store there are many brands including store brand wild blueberries.
Wild Blueberry Jam Crostini
- 10 oz frozen wild blueberries
- Juice 1/2 lemon
- 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme
- Whole wheat baguette
- 4 oz goat cheese
- 2 tbsp honey
In a small saucepan, combine frozen wild blueberries, juice of half a lemon and thyme leaves from 2 sprigs. Cook for 10-15 minutes until mixture reduces and thickens while stirring on occasion. Meanwhile, cut baguette on a diagonal into 1/2 inch slices. Toast the slices. Spread each slice with goat cheese and drizzle with honey. Top each slice with wild blueberry jam and sprinkle with some fresh thyme.
Number of servings: 6 servings | Serving size: 2 crostini
Calories: 120, total fat: 4 g, total carbohydrates: 17 g, dietary fiber: 2 g, sugars: 10 g, protein: 4 g
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