Strawberry Goat Cheese Bruschetta


  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 12 slices Italian bread
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound strawberries, washed and diced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, plus more for serving
  • 1 cup goat cheese, room temperature
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Heat vinegar in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Simmer until reduced by about half, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.


  • Step 2

    Prepare a grill for high heat. Place bread slices on a foil-lined baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.

  • Step 3

    Combine strawberries and thyme in a small bowl and set aside.

  • Step 4

    Grill bread on the preheated grill until browned, about 3 minutes per side.

  • Step 5

    Spread goat cheese on toasted bread. Add black pepper, salt, and reduced vinegar to the strawberry mixture. Spoon over the goat cheese topped bruschetta. Garnish with additional thyme.

  • Cook's Note:

    You can toast the bread under the broiler instead of on a grill if needed.

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