b'french onion & bacon plan yourmu\x1fh\x1e\x1dom\x1f ap\x1fetizersLike tiny bowls of French onion soup (with bacon!), these bites will be scooped up and savored. What Kind\x1fPlan for a balanced mix of hot and cold appetizers as well as an assortment skillet; heat until melted. Add onions; sprinkle withof meats and cheeses, For convenience, partially prepare this appetizer ahead.thyme, brown sugar, and black pepper. Cook overvegetables and fruits, Make the onion mixture the day before, then allow it tomedium-low heat for 30to 35minutes or untilseafood, and sweets.come to room temperature before stu\x1fng the mushrooms. onions become very soft and begin to caramelize, PREP : 1 hourCOOK : 15 minutesMAKES : 24 stirring occasionally. How Many\x1fPlan for 2. Increase heat to medium-high. Stir in beef broth.up to 12appetizers per INGREDIENTS Simmer for 1to 2minutes or until broth has evaporated. person. If you expect 2 strips Fresh Thyme smoked uncured baconRemove from heat. Finely crumble bacon and stir into12guests, youll need 2 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme unsalted butter onion mixture. If desired, coollling and transfer to a 1 lb. yellow onions, slicedinch thick tightly covered container; refrigerate up to 24 hours. 144pieces. Aselection 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves 3. To serve, preheat oven to 350F. Bring onion mixtureof 5di\x1e erent appetizers 1 tsp. packed Fresh Thyme organic lightto room temperature. Clean mushrooms; remove andamounts to 24to 30of brownsugar discard stems. Place mushrooms, stem sides up, oneach. Or include atsp. black pepper a wire rack in a large rimmed baking pan. (For fewerveggie tray from Freshcup Fresh Thyme organic beef broth servings, place mushrooms in a baking pan lined with 24 large baby bella mushrooms (about 1 lb.) parchment paper.) Thyme to take the place 2 oz. mild Gruyre cheese,nely shredded 4. Spoon onion mixture into mushroom caps. Topof one appetizer.Finely chopped fresh curly parsley with cheese. Bake for 12to 15minutes or until heatedParty Tip\x1fWait to serve INSTRUCTIONS through. Turn on broiler and broil 6inches fromdesserts when the party 1. Forlling, place bacon in a large nonstick skillet.heat for 10to 20seconds or until cheese is golden. Cook over medium heat for 8to 12minutes or untilTransfer to a serving platter; sprinkle with parsley. begins to wind down crisp, turning often. Drain bacon on paper towels;Each piece contains: 39 calories, 2 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat,or when you run low 6mgcholesterol, 49 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrates, 1 gber, 2 g sugar, 2gprotein. reserve 1Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Add butter toDailyvalues: 1% vitamin A, 4% vitamin C, 3% calcium, 1%iron. onappetizers.28 Fresh Thyme Crave | freshthyme.com026-031 The Grazing Table_10.15.indd 28 10/15/19 10:16 AM'