Camembert with Balsamic Bell Pepper

Creamy Camembert is perfectly paired with a sweet-savory red bell pepper relish.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped
1/2
teaspoon packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1
round (8 ounces) Camembert cheese
2
medium green onions, chopped (2 tablespoons)
1
tablespoon chopped pistachio nuts
48
assorted crackers or small cocktail bread slices
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook bell pepper in oil 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in brown sugar and vinegar. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until pepper is glazed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place cheese in ungreased decorative ovenproof plate or shallow ovenproof serving bowl. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until soft.
  • 3 Spoon bell pepper mixture over cheese. Sprinkle with onions and nuts. Serve with crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    135
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    280mg
    280%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    16%;
    Vitamin C
    16%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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