Brie & Cranberry Salsa Recipe

 

This sweet and spicy appetizer is easy to put together and hard to resist.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes (includes 4 hours refrigeration for salsa)

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 3 medium green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 small red jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tablespoons peeled and finely minced fresh ginger root

Whipped Brie

  • ¾ pound Brie cheese at room temperature
  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • Crackers

Instructions

1. Pulse the cranberries in a food processor until very finely chopped.
2. Transfer to a bowl.
3. Stir in the green onions, jalapeno, sugar, salt, cilantro, lemon juice and ginger.
4. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours. Stir occasionally.

Whipped Brie:

1. Remove the rind from the brie and put the cheese into a food processor with the cream cheese, pepper and lemon zest.
2. Process until very smooth.
3. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover and refrigerate. Bring to room temperature one hour before serving.
4. Serve with crackers and salsa on the side.
 


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