Blue Cheese Walnut Toasts

Blue Cheese Walnut Toasts

18 Reviews 2 Pics
Elizabeth
Recipe by  Elizabeth

“These little toasts can be served by themselves as appetizers or sometimes I like to serve them as croutons on salad.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 20 servings

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Brush one side of each slice of bread with melted butter, and place butter side up on a baking sheet. Bake for 7 minutes, or until lightly toasted.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the blue cheese, softened butter, salt and pepper. Spread this mixture over the tops of the toasted bread slices, then sprinkle with chopped walnuts.
  3. Bake for 6 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the topping is melted and bubbly. Arrange on a serving tray and garnish with chopped parlsley.

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Reviews (18)

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JJOYB53
27

JJOYB53

I tweaked this just a bit to help decrease the fat and calories: did not use butter when browning the first side, and instead of mixing the blue cheese into softened butter, I used low-fat mayo (I'm sure you could even use non-fat, but low-fat is what I had); you just need to make sure the cheese is finely crumbled so that it mixes in well with the mayo. I also used pecans, and mixed them into the spread (but if making the spread ahead of time, would not do this until right before using). And I added just a dash of cayenne to make the flavors pop! I like to serve these with a salad of baby mixed greens with pears, pecans, and goat or feta cheese, with the Maple Balsamic dressing from this site. Yummm - better than a 5-star restaurant!

Ericka
17

Ericka

Everyone loved this, just don't cook it too long in the oven - I kept waiting for mine to get real bubbly and the toast was too toasty. We like our toast chewy and soft, next time I'd take it out sooner.

What a Dish!
13

What a Dish!

Great recipe idea! I did make some changes. I only made two toasts (making lunch for myself) and omitted most of the butter, I did spread each slice thinly with butter. Then I put on some blue cheese, and then pine nuts instead of walnuts. Cooked for about 9 minutes at 400. Came out great! Will have to try walnuts next time. Chives would be good added too.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (20 total)

  • Calories
  • 143 cal
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs
  • 13.4 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 280 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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