Grilled Brie Sandwiches with Chocolate and Roasted Strawberries or Cherries


1/2 cup cherries, pitted and halved OR 6-8 strawberries, hulled and quartered

Any Olive Obsession extra virgin olive oil for drizzling

1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar (black cherry, dark chocolate or traditional balsamic)

2 large basil leaves

Butter olive oil or 1 tablespoon butter

2 slices bread

1 1/2 ounces brie, room temperature

1 ounce dark chocolate, chopped, room temperature


Toss the berries/cherries in the balsamic vinegar, place them on a baking sheet in a single layer, drizzle with EVOO and roast in a preheated 400 degree oven for 15-20 minutes.

Heat a pan over medium heat.

Butter one side of each slice of bread or add butter olive oil to pan, place one slice in the pan with buttered side down, top with half of the cheese, the chocolate, cherries, basil leaves, the remaining cheese, then crown with the other slice of bread with buttered side up.

Grill until golden brown and the cheese and chocolate has melted, about 2-4 minutes per side.

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