Apricot and Goat Cheese Bites

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)

Directions
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.

Farm to Fork, http://www.americasheartland.org/recipes_tips/apricot_goat_cheese_bites.htm

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