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Fig & Goat Cheese Crostini with Balsamic Drizzle

This crostini is stunning. The goat cheese and pesto, lightly spread on a grilled slice of gluten-free bread is the perfect base to the sweet figs. And topped with a drizzle of balsamic syrup and you'll be sent to heaven.
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword crostini, fig, goat cheese
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 478kcal
Author Queen of Quinoa


  • 2 slices gluten-free bread grilled
  • 6 - 8 figs halved
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • 1 cup basil
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 - 3 tablespoon nutritional yeast or parmesan
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons honey


  • Add goat cheese, basil, nutritional, salt, pepper and oil to a food processor and process until smooth.
  • In a small sauce pan, add the balsamic vinegar and honey, and whisk together until the honey has dissolved. Bring the mixture to a boil and turn down to simmer until the liquid has reduced by half, about 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Assemble the crostinis by spreading the goat cheese mixture on each slice of bread. Top with sliced figs and drizzle with warm balsamic syrup.
  • Enjoy!


gluten-free | nut-free | refined sugar-free


Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 364mg | Potassium: 569mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 1430IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 2.7mg