Whipped Feta Tomato Jam Tartines- smooth, creamy whipped feta is topped with a sweet homemade tomato jam and finished with fresh thyme.
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FOR THE TOMATO JAM:
2lbs.heirloom tomatoesseeded and chopped
FOR THE WHIPPED FETA:
8ouncesfeta cheesecrumbled and at room temperature
3ounceswhipped cream cheeseroom temperature
FOR THE TARTINES:
1loaf wheat breadsliced and toasted
Thyme leavesfor garnish
Place chopped tomatoes and sugar in a large pot. Mix well and let stand for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Bring tomatoes and sugar to a boil over medium-high heat and let simmer for about 15 minutes.
Add salt, pepper, garlic and rosemary and cook until thickened, about 10-15 minutes more. Remove from heat and cool completely.
Add crumbled feta to a food processor and pulse until small crumbs remain. Add in cream cheese and puree for 4-5 minutes, scraping down the sides when necessary, until mixture reaches a creamy consistency.
Spread toast with whipped feta and top with tomato jam. Garnish with fresh thyme leaves.