Tarantas Wine Recipes

Savory Bacon Crackers with Tarantas Monastrell Blueberry-Fig Jam and Creamy Goat Cheese

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Prep: 15 | Cook: 30 | Servings: Serves 2-4
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Ingredients

  • 1 sleeve (16) saltine crackers
  • 1/4 pound smoked bacon
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1/4 cup fig preserves
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup Tarantas Monastrell
  • juice from 1/2 fresh lemon
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup mild goat or sheep cheese

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking dish with parchment paper.
  3. Cut bacon in half and wrap 1 piece of bacon around each individual cracker. Lay on prepared baking sheet, seam side down.
  4. Bake crackers for 30 minutes or until crackers are golden brown and bacon is crisp.
  5. Meanwhile: In a small sauce pan combine fig preserves, blueberries, Monastrell wine, rosemary sprig and pinch of salt. Cook over medium heat until the mixture is reduced by half. Remove from heat, jam will set up as it cools.
  6. Arrange baked crackers on serving plate with a bowl of Blueberry-Fig Jam and goat cheese.
  7. Serve immediately.

40 Reviews

  1.   Some very bold flavors in this tiny bite and pairs beautifully with Monastrell! Perfect for a romantic dinner by the sea!

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  2. Lauren Wyler

      Delicious!

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  3. Isabel

      Looks amazing! I will try this recipe!

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  4. LoriMcLain

      Super!

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  5. ally

      I could devour this now!! Beautiful!!

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  6. Jodi Taffel

      Delish!!!!

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  7. Lisa keys

      Just the perfect bite of salty sweet and crisp

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  8. Paula Todora

      Sweet and Salty combination that looks FABULOUS! I want some in my tummy right now!

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  9. Marie Valdes

      Fabulous recipe! It’s going in my recipe box!

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  10. Deb B

      What a gorgeous dish. Can’t wait to try it.

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  11. Susan Bickta

      What a wonderful recipe!! Definitely on my “to make” list for my next family gathering!!

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  12. Shannon Imlay

    Beautiful, elegant, and delicious. …perfect!  

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  13. Linda Bonwill

      This looks incredible!

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  14. Mary Edwards

      So colorful and elegantly simple.

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  15. KC Quaretti

    Wow oh wow…I’m so trying this! 

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  16. Connie

      Wonderful!
    5 stars

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  17. Veronica Callaghan

      So elegant!

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  18. Jackie C.

      This looks great!

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  19. Amy B

      Great flavor combinations

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  20. Rebecka

      Big Thanks to all for the 5 Star ratings and sweet comments!! xoxo

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  21. Brittany LocklinHill

     

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  22. Josee Lanzi

      Oh my this sounds fabulous I must try

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  23. Deb Cole

    In spite of my limited culinary skills, I had to try this recipe when I saw the photo of it. It is even more delicious than it looks. Thank you so much for this scrumptious delight!

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  24. Rebecka

      Deb, what a lovely comment and review!! It’s delightful to hear from someone that tried the recipe and liked it!! Thank you soooo much!

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  25. Michelle Wiederhold

      So beautiful and I bet it tastes as good as it looks!

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  26.   I love how gorgeous your recipe is ~ love to serve it at my next party paired with Tarantas Monastrell.

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  27. Areli Biggers

      It looks so taste and delicious. Ole!

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  28. Valerie Matlock

      Amazing! Great flavor combinations…on my next party menu!

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  29. Debbie Reynolds

     

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  30. Susan

      Can’t wait to try it!

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  31. Sharon

      What a stunning appetizer!

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  32. Chera

      De-Lish-Us and stunning!

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  33. Sandi Sheppard

    Simple and sounds Crazy Good!!! Good Luck!

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