Festive warm Brie with jalapeño pepper topping

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5 min


4 to 6 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes


  • 4-in. round brie , or camembert
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red bell pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped canned green chilies , or 1 finely chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 small garlic clove , minced


  • Thinly slice top rind off cheese, leaving sides and bottom intact.
  • To heat in oven, place on a foil-lined baking sheet for easy handling. Or place round on a microwave-safe plate. Stir all remaining ingredients together and spoon over cheese.
  • Topped cheese can be covered and refrigerated for up to half a day. When ready to serve, preheat oven to 350F (180C). Bake cheese, uncovered, in centre of oven until warm, from 8 to 10 minutes. Or microwave, loosely covered, on medium power just until warm, from 1-1/2 to 2 minutes. Serve right away with crackers such as water biscuits.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 113,
  • Protein
  • 7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.4 g,
  • Fat
  • 9.3 g,