Pickled Cranberries & Goat Cheese Crostini

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Serving: 24 individual rounds

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1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Rinse fresh produce.

Pickled Cranberries:

1. Add vinegar and water to a small saucepan and heat over medium-high heat.

2. Stir in salt and stevia sweetener until dissolved and bring liquid to a boil. Once boiling, turn off heat and remove pan from heat.

3. Add spices and fresh cranberries to a quart-size jar. Pour vinegar mixture over cranberries.

4. Close lid and shake.

5. Cool and refrigerate overnight. Invert the jar periodically to evenly cover cranberries with liquid.

NOTE: Pickled cranberries can be stored in fridge 3 to 5 days.


1. Slice baguette into approximately 1-inch-thick rounds.

2. Toast slices in oven preheated to 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 to 8 minutes, if desired.

3. Spread goat cheese on one side pf each slice and top with strained spoonful of pickled cranberries.

4. Top with fresh thyme and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories 60
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 135 mg
Carbohydrates 8 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 3 g