Grilled Apples, Brie & Cranberry Sauce Pitas

Grilling is not just for chicken and hamburgers anymore.  Actually, those are probably the things I grill the least!  Let me show you how delicious this grilled apples, brie and cranberry pita is… but first; let’s talk grills.

We own a charcoal grill that resides in our shed along with two huge bags of charcoals.  I think we keep it for hurricane purposes or something.  I can’t actually recall if we’ve ever used it.

Our second grill is a very loved gas Weber that was a hand-me-down from my parents.  The thing is probably –not kidding– 15 years old.  I’ve replaced the grill irons and planks once already and regardless of what it looks like on the outside… the thing works.

Eric keeps talking about this “outdoor kitchen” he wants to build.  Yes, it would be great… but considering that it’s hot as you-know-what here in Louisiana 8 months out of the year and the mosquitoes are out at dusk (dinner cooking time)… I say we wait on that –specially since I’m the one out there cooking.

Anyways… I love kitchen gadgets.  A few Christmases ago, my mother in law gifted me a panini grill.  Let me tell you that it’s a necessity if you want to make lunch in 10 minutes or pull together delicious dinners in no time… you should get one.

It’s no surprise then, that I grill anything.  Just when I think I have nothing left to make lunch… I come up with something This grilled apples, brie, cranberry sauce pita is so good it will leave you wondering how I came up with it! honestly… I didn’t have anything left in the fridge.  ps: make your own cranberry sauce here.

Check out the video and you’ll see why.

Doesn’t that round belly look cute?  Ahem.  Bon Appetit!

Ingredients:

  • 2 whole wheat pitas, sliced in the middle (like you would a bagel)
  • mayo
  • cranberry sauce
  • 1 apple, sliced thin
  • brie, sliced thin

Directions:

  • Slice pitas, apple and brie.
  • Spread mayo on one side of pita and cranberry sauce on the other.
  • Layer apple slices and brie slices on bottom pita.
  • Close with other pita bread.
  • Grill on a panini press (about 4 minutes) or in a pan (3 minutes each side).

**top photo source

April 4, 2012

One thought on “Grilled Apples, Brie & Cranberry Sauce Pitas”

  1. YUMMY! I love apples ad love cranberries! and I love cheese! This sounds delicious. GOTTA TRY IT! Love the video by the way.

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