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Donna's Blueberry Chutney With Brie

Your guests will rave about this unusual tasty appetizer. It can be served with Brie cheese or serve it more simply over cream cheese.

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 8 ounces Brie cheese or Neufchatel reduced fat cream cheese.

In a small saucepan, combine ginger, cinnamon, brown sugar, lime juice, and cornstarch. Stir to mix. Add blueberries and bring to a boil. Cook for 3 -4 minutes or until blueberries are tender. Remove from heat. Cool to room temperature.

Place Brie cheese on microwave safe serving dish. Microwave for 1 - 2 minutes or just until warm. If using cream cheese, bring to room temperature and place on a plate. Smooth cheese with a knife into a circle shape. Spoon blueberry chutney on top. 

Serve with crackers or sliced baguette.

Serves: 8 

Nutritional Information per serving for only the sauce: 

  • Calories: 30
  • Fat, gm.: 0.5
  • Protein, gm.: 0
  • Carbs, gm. : 7
  • Cholesterol, mg.: 0
  • Fiber, gm.: 0.6 

Nutritional Information per serving with the reduced fat cream cheese:

  • Calories: 100
  • Fat, gm.: 6
  • Protein, gm.: 3
  • Carbs, gm. : 8
  • Cholesterol, mg.: 20
  • Fiber, gm.: 0.6

Nutritional Information per serving with the Brie cheese:

  • Calories: 120
  • Fat, gm.: 8
  • Protein, gm.: 6
  • Carbs, gm. : 7
  • Cholesterol, mg.: 30
  • Fiber, gm.: 0.6 

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