Asparagus Goat Cheese Bruschetta with Porcini Vinaigrette
Asparagus Goat Cheese Bruschetta with Porcini Vinaigrette
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Dried porcini give this vinaigrette a huge boost of flavor and marry beautifully with the asparagus and goat cheese for a spring-like first course. Serve this dish with sharp knives (like steak knives) so the toast and asparagus cut easily. For more seasonal recipes, download the free Gourmet Live app and stay tuned to the Gourmet Live blog for the latest updates.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 ounce dried porcini mushrooms
    • 1 cup boiling water
    • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
    • 1/4 cup minced shallots
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional for brushing
    • 2 bunches (2 pounds) green asparagus (not pencil), ends trimmed to 6 inches
    • 8 ounces fresh goat cheese, softened
    • 8 (1/2-inch thick) slices good quality bread, such as pain de mie, pullman or sourdough, crusts trimmed

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 196 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 20.32%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 25.11%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 20 mg 6.67%
    • Sodium: 87 mg 3.62%
    • Calcium: 70 mg 7.04%
    • Potassium: 246 mg 7.03%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.07%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.56%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 17.15%
    • Vitamin C 12.01%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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