Chef Brian Malarkey’s Roasted Brie with Cranberry Pear Jam and Charred Bread

Chef Brian Malarkey’s Roasted Brie with Cranberry Pear Jam and Charred Bread
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"We always make crepes — savory and sweet — fun for the whole family. Our favorite Christmas recipe is the Roasted Brie with Cranberry Pear Jam and Charred Bread."

5
Servings
177
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 ea small wheel Brie
  • ½ bag cranberries
  • ½ Cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 each orange, zest and juice
  • 1 each apple, small dice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 Teaspoon mint, chopped
  • 1 each baguette or any other loaf, sliced
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Directions

In a small pot, bring the cranberries, sugar, and water to a boil until the cranberries start to break apart, add the remaining ingredients and cook for another minute.

Place bread on a sheet pan and drizzle olive oil over — cook in oven at 350 degrees until toasted, about 3 to 5 minutes. 

Bake in a cast-iron pan or nonstick pan at 350 degrees for 3 to 5 minutes or until it is soft to the touch. Serve in the cast-iron or remove to plate — spoon over jam and serve with charred toast.

Brie Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Brie Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.

Brie Wine Pairing

Rich white wines and full-bodied reds go well with most cheeses and cheese-based dishes. Some specific recommendations: chardonnay or pinot blanc with goat cheese; dry chenin blanc with earthy cheeses; rosé or sercial madeira with melted-cheese appetizers; port with blue cheese (especially stilton); amontillado sherry or syrah/shiraz with strong cheeses; olooros or palo cortado sherry with creamy cheeses; merlot or carménère with mild cheeses; cabernet sauvignon, malbec, mourvèdre, Rhône blends, or petite sirah with cheddar- or gouda-type cheeses; nero d'avola with full-flavored Spanish or Italian cheeses; sangiovese with dishes using parmigiano-reggiano and similar cheeses.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
19%
Sugar
11g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Protein
2g
4%
Carbs
15g
5%
Vitamin A
14µg
2%
Vitamin C
15mg
26%
Vitamin E
2mg
8%
Vitamin K
8µg
9%
Calcium
32mg
3%
Fiber
2g
6%
Folate (food)
17µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
18µg
5%
Folic acid
1µg
N/A
Iron
0.4mg
2.2%
Magnesium
8mg
2%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.4mg
2.2%
Phosphorus
26mg
4%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
100mg
3%
Sodium
124mg
5%
Sugars, added
5g
N/A
Zinc
0.2mg
1.6%

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