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Brie en Croute with Prosciutto, Honey Pear Sauce, Figs, and Pistachios
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Brie en Croûte with Prosciutto, Honey Pear Sauce, and Figs

Brie En Croute is always an impressive offering when entertaining guests. This version is elevated with Prosciutto, Honey Pear Sauce, Figs, and Pistachios!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: French, Holiday
Servings: 4
Calories: 613kcal
Author: Marie Porter

Ingredients

  • 1 Sheet Puff Pastry
  • 1 Small Wheel of Brie
  • 4 slices Prosciutto
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 tablespoon Water

Honey Pear Sauce

  • ½ cup Pear Juice or Pear Nectar
  • ¼ tablespoon Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice

Assembly

  • 2 Black Mission Figs sliced into wedges
  • 2 tablespoon Finely Chopped Pistachios

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F, line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Unfold puff pastry sheet onto lined baking sheet. Carefully cut the rind off the brie, if desired.
  • Wrap brie in prosciutto, place in the middle of the puff pastry sheet.
  • Pull up all corners of the puff pastry, to full enclose the brie in a little pouch.
  • Whisk together egg and water, Lightly brush entire pastry with egg wash.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • While brie is baking, make the honey sauce:
  • Whisk together juices and honey in a small saucepan. Bring JUST to a boil, turn heat down to low, and simmer for 20 minute, or until thick and syrupy. Keep an eye on it – it can burn!

To serve:

  • As soon as brie is finished baking, transfer to serving plate. Arrange sliced figs on top, drizzle generously with honey pear sauce. Sprinkle with pistachios, serve immediately!

Notes

Sliced pears, crostini, and crackers make great accompaniments.

Nutrition

Calories: 613kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 581mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 431IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2mg