Port-Glazed Stilton Grapes

Port-Glazed Stilton Grapes

Makes about 30 pieces

This classic British Christmas treat combines grapes, Stilton cheese and a port wine reduction, resulting in a sultry sweet and salty hors d'oeuvre.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 (750-ml) bottle tawny or ruby red port
  • 10 ounces Stilton cheese, cut into cubes slightly smaller than the grapes
  • 2 pounds seedless grapes
  • Toothpicks for serving
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Method: 

Place port in a medium saucepan over medium to low heat. Bring to a moderate simmer and reduce until volume is 1/2 cup, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Do not let mixture boil too briskly and take care it does not scorch. This step can be done ahead of time and chilled.

To assemble, skewer a grape and a cube of cheese on toothpicks. The toothpick should be able to stand supported by the cheese. Arrange on a serving tray. Pour port reduction into a small bowl next to the tray for dipping.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: About 2 pieces, 130 calories (60 from fat), 6g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 11mg cholesterol, 65mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 9g sugar), 6g protein
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