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Wild Blueberry, Bacon and Brie Panini

Today we were in the blueberry fields of Debert, NS. We found out this this may be a banner year for wild blueberries and that’s fabulous news for everyone! Did you know that the skin of wild blueberries contain more anti oxidants than other varieties on blueberries! Tons of health benefits AND amazing flavor,  win, win!

Wild Blueberry, Bacon and Brie  Panini recipe

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Wild Blueberry, Bacon and Brie Panini recipe

Wild Blueberry, Bacon and Brie Panini


  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

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  • 8 slices sour dough bread or artisanal bread of your choice
  • 4 ounces of brie, rind removed if desired
  • 12 slices bacon, cooked, 1 tbsp bacon fat reserved
  • 1 cup fresh wild blueberries
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper

 

 


Instructions

  1. Place the reserved bacon fat and butter into a sauté pan, once melted add the wild blueberries and sauté for 3-4 minutes, stir in the pepper and then mash half of the blueberries.
  2. Butter 1 side of the bread, turn and divide the brie between four sides, top each with 1/4th of the blueberry sauce and three slices of bacon. Top with the remining bread and grill or place in a panini press and cook until golden brown.

Notes

If using frozen wild blueberries you will have to thicken with a cornstarch slurry.

  • Category: Entrees, Recipes