Ingredients for 10 servings
¼ cup finely chopped shallots
¼ cup golden raisins
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
½ cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
1 cup apple cider
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, divided
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons canola oil
2 ½ cups finely chopped peeled Braeburn apple (2 large)
Heat a small saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add oil to pan; swirl to coat.
Add shallots; sauté 1 minute.
Add apple, raisins and suger (through vinegar); bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered,
25 minutes or until most of liquid evaporates and apples are very tender.
Remove from heat; stir in ¾ teaspoon thyme, salt, and pepper.
Cool to room temperature.
Gently stir in blue cheese.
Sprinkle with the remaining ¾ teaspoon thyme.