Mon, 05 May 2014 15:46:10 GMT — Fresh berries are in season and strawberries are the crowd favorite. Strawberries are a great source of vitamin C, potassium and fiber, just to name a few, and add a burst of bright color to any dish. Naturally sweet, strawberries are the perfect treat! Strawberries and Blue Cheese Bruschetta: Recipe from Eating Well- Makes: 1 dozen Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes All you need: 12 medium strawberries, hulled and sliced 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 cup (2 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese (NeufchÃ¢tel) 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese 1-2 teaspoons water, if needed 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives, plus more for garnish 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 12 slices whole-grain baguette (1/4 inch thick), warmed or toasted All you do:
Combine strawberries and sugar in a medium bowl and let stand while you make the cheese spread.
Combine cream cheese and blue cheese in a small bowl using a fork. Add water, if necessary, for a thick but spreadable consistency. Stir in 1 tablespoon chives and pepper.
Spread about 1 teaspoon of the cheese mixture on each piece of baguette. Top with the sliced berries. Garnish with a sprinkle of chives, if desired.
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