Apricot and Goat Cheese Bites
- 8 apricots, halved
- 2 oz soft goat cheese
- 2 tbsp honey
- 6 tbsp pistachios, shelled and chopped
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- A few basil leaves, chiffonade (basil rolled up like a cigar and cut crosswise)
- Place the apricots, flesh side up, (cut side down) on a baking sheet. Distribute 1 tbsp honey on all halves. Place on top rack of oven and broil on high until apricots begin to caramelize.
- Remove apricot from oven and transfer to serving dish. Place about a tablespoon on goat cheese in each apricot half. Then, drizzle with remaining honey, sprinkle with pistachios, and sprinkle a touch of cinnamon on each. Finally, add a small piece of basil to each and serve immediately.