Thursday, October 27, 2011

Carmelized Cranberry Mushroom Galette

8 oz. mascarpone cheese
1 T. cranberry sauce
1 T. orange marmalade
2 T. sugar
1 c. chopped red onion
1 c. dried cranberries
3/4 c. chopped fresh mushrooms
1 T. olive oil
1/2 t. lemon pepper seasoning
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. smoked paprika
2 T. cranberry tangerine juice drink
1 sheet frozen puff pastry
1/2 c. real bacon bits
1/4 c. minced fresh basil

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Combine cheese, cranberry sauce, and marmalade in a small bowl. Chill until serving.
Cook sugar in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 2 minutes or until it begins to melt..
 Add onion; cook and stir for 2 minutes longer.
Add dried cranberries, mushrooms, olive oil, lemon pepper, salt, and paprika; cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat.
Add cranberry tangerine drink; cook until mushrooms are tender; stirring occasionally.

Unfold pastry on a greased baking sheet.
Spread cranberry mixture to within 1/2 inches of edges.
Sprinkle with bacon bits.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until pastry is golden brown.
Cool for 10 minutes.
Sprinkle with basil.
Cut into small squares.
Top with mascarpone topping. 

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