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Recipe: Grilled Brie with Tomatoes and Basil

Grilled Brie with Tomatoes and Basil recipe

Yields1 Serving

 2 wedges brie cheese, or 1 large round
 1 pt grape tomatoes, quartered or 1 pound ripe tomatoes diced
 ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
 ¾ tsp salt and more to taste
 ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
 ¼ cup chopped basil ribbons, chiffonade
 1 loaf sliced rustic baguette or pita chips
 balsamic glaze and shaved parmesan for topping

Tomato Basil Salad
1

Combine the tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, salt pepper and basil in a large bowl.

Grilled Brie
2

Line a 10 inch cast iron skillet or griddle with foil (this makes for an easier clean up.) Place the brie in the center of the skillet. Grill over a campfire or hot grill for 15-20 minutes or until the brie softens and bubbles.

Baked Brie
3

This is easy to make in your kitchen too! Simply preheat oven to 375˚F with the rack in the middle.

4

Line a 10 inch cast iron skillet or griddle with foil (this makes for an easier clean up.) Place the brie in the center of the skillet. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until the brie softens and bubbles.

Serving
5

Top the melted brie with the tomato basil mixture. Top with a drizzle of balsamic glaze and shaved parmesan. Serve with baguette.

Ingredients

 2 wedges brie cheese, or 1 large round
 1 pt grape tomatoes, quartered or 1 pound ripe tomatoes diced
 ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
 ¾ tsp salt and more to taste
 ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
 ¼ cup chopped basil ribbons, chiffonade
 1 loaf sliced rustic baguette or pita chips
 balsamic glaze and shaved parmesan for topping

Directions

Tomato Basil Salad
1

Combine the tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, salt pepper and basil in a large bowl.

Grilled Brie
2

Line a 10 inch cast iron skillet or griddle with foil (this makes for an easier clean up.) Place the brie in the center of the skillet. Grill over a campfire or hot grill for 15-20 minutes or until the brie softens and bubbles.

Baked Brie
3

This is easy to make in your kitchen too! Simply preheat oven to 375˚F with the rack in the middle.

4

Line a 10 inch cast iron skillet or griddle with foil (this makes for an easier clean up.) Place the brie in the center of the skillet. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until the brie softens and bubbles.

Serving
5

Top the melted brie with the tomato basil mixture. Top with a drizzle of balsamic glaze and shaved parmesan. Serve with baguette.

Recipe: Grilled Brie with Tomatoes and Basil
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