Blistered Balsamic Grape Crostini

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 7 min

Total Time: 12 min

Servings: 10 or more


  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Olive Oil, divided
  • 2 cups red grapes, cut lengthwise into quarters
  • 1/4 cup Filippo Berio Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 16 baguette rounds
  • 5 oz Brie cheese, cut into 16 thin slices


    • Heat 1 tbsp oil in large heavy-bottom skillet set over high heat; sauté grapes, vinegar, thyme, salt and pepper for about 7 minutes or until grape skins start to blister and liquid is reduced by half. Stir in honey.
    • Meanwhile, broil baguette slices for 1 minute per side or until golden and toasted.
      Brush slices with remaining olive oil; top each with slice of Brie and some of the warm grapes. Drizzle with pan juices.


    Tip: Substitute fresh mozzarella, burrata or goat cheese for Brie cheese if desired.