Apple Bruschetta


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  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 - 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 baguette, sliced
  • 8 ounces Gruyere cheese, sliced
  • 1 Rave apple, sliced
  • Honey
  • Ground Cayenne Pepper

Perfect for entertaining, this easy apple bruschetta is irresistible! Caramelized onions compliment buttery Gruyère with crisp, sweet and tart Rave apples.

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  • Yield
    8 servings
  • Prep time
  • Cook time
  • Total time
  • Cuisine
    Italian, American
  • In Category
    Appetizer, Side dish
  • Level


  1. In a large saute pan, over medium-high heat, melt the butter.
  2. Add the sliced onion, salt and thyme sprigs.
  3. Cook the onions, stirring frequently until a dark golden brown, being careful not to burn them. This should take about 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat. Discard the thyme stem. Set aside.
  5. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  6. Place the sliced baguette pieces on a wire rack.
  7. Toast the bread in the oven on the rack for about 10 minutes, checking often. Remove when done.
  8. Turn your oven on to the broil setting.
  9. Place a slice of Gruyère on each slice of bread. Return the baking rack to the oven.
  10. Broil until the cheese begins to bubble and melts.
  11. Top each slice with a bit of the caramelized onion and a slice of apple. 
  12. Drizzle with a bit of honey and a sprinkling of cayenne pepper, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 226
  • Protein Content: 13g
  • Fat Content: 18g
  • Carbohydrate Content: 14g
  • Fiber Content: 1g
  • Sodium Content: 318mg
  • Sugar Content: 6g