Aged Havarti with Pickled Nuts

30min Ingredients for 4 servings

3/4 cup balsamic vinegar

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

4 sprigs lemon thyme

3/4 cup hazelnuts

3/4 cup walnuts

Aged Havarti with Pickled Nuts


  1. Castello Aged Havarti is a delicious and versatile cheese. It is an excellent choice for an appetizer, simply crumbled out into smaller pieces, but it’s also ideal on a holiday cheese board with crunchy pickled nuts.
  2. Pour balsamic vinegar into a saucepan and simmer until the liquid has reduced by about a half. Add lemon thyme, sugar and water to the reduced balsamic vinegar. Allow mixture to simmer until sugar has dissolved and it has a syrupy consistency. 
  3. Add nuts and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the pickled nuts from the heat and store in a jam jar, or other sealed container.

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