Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

These Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta make for a delightful summer appetizer! Toasted bread spread with basil spiced goat cheese and topped with a fresh and juicy orange tomato salsa! 

Navel Orange and Goat Cheese BruschettaThis post is sponsored by Darling Oranges®, all opinions are my own.


One bite and you’ll be hooked on these Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta! They are a light and delicious summer appetizer that are sure to disappear quickly! 

To serve you can either assemble the bruschetta and serve them on a platter ready to be picked up and enjoyed. Or you can put out the toasted bread, goat cheese spread and orange tomato salsa and let people assemble them as they please! 


Navel Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

About Darling Oranges®“


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Navel Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

How to Make Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta 


Toasted Bread 

A key component of a good bruschetta recipe is the bread! The small piece of toasted bread is what holds the goat cheese and the salsa so you can enjoy all the flavors together in one bite! 

For this recipe I like to use a sourdough baguette. First of all because sourdough is my favorite kind of bread and I love how the flavor pairs with the toppings. And secondly because it is a hearty bread that is sturdy enough to not get flimsy when you put the toppings on. 

In an effort to avoid turning on the oven in the summer heat, I toast the bread in some olive oil in a frying pan on the stove top. It only takes a few minutes on each side over medium-low heat to get the bread the perfect amount of toasty! 


Basil Goat Cheese Spread

The goat cheese spread adds a delicious creamy layer that compliments both the bread and the orange tomato salsa. To make it you mix a little bit of olive oil, a pinch of salt and fresh basil into plain goat cheese. The olive oil helps soften it just a bit more making it really easy to spread on the toasted bread slices. 


Orange Tomato Salsa 

The orange tomato salsa is really the star of this dish. It has such bright flavors and it’s fresh and juicy – it just screams summer! 

Making the salsa is simple! The Darling Oranges® are the base of the salsa, you will want to remove all rind and all of the pith (the white parts of the orange) and slice the orange flesh into small, bite-sized pieces. Next, halve the tricolored cherry tomatoes and mix them in with the oranges. The salsa is seasoned with fresh basil, dried oregano, olive oil and salt. 

Make sure you pile each piece of the bruschetta with a generous helping of the orange tomato salsa! 


Navel Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

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Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Pieces of Bruschetta 1x


These Orange and Goat Cheese Bruschetta make for a delightful summer appetizer! Toasted bread spread with a basil goat cheese and topped with a fresh and juicy orange tomato salsa! 




1 sourdough baguette

2 tbsp olive oil

Orange Tomato Salsa

1 cup tricolored cherry tomatoes, halved

2 cups Darling Citrus navel oranges, chopped, rind and pith removed

2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped, divided

1/2 tsp oregano

1/4 tsp sea salt

1 tbsp olive oil

Goat Cheese Spread

4oz plain goat cheese

1 tsp olive oil

1 tbsp fresh basil

pinch of salt



Slice the baguette into slices about 1-inch thick, you will need 12 slices

Brush both sides of the bread slices with olive oil

Toast the bread slices in a large frying pan over medium-low heat until golden brown on both sides

Orange Tomato Salsa

Add the tomatoes and oranges to a small bowl, mix

Add the fresh basil, oregano, salt and olive oil, toss

Goat Cheese Spread

In a small bowl mix together the goat cheese and olive oil

Fold in the fresh basil

Add the salt, mix


Spread a thin layer of the goat cheese spread on each piece of toasted bread

Top with a generous helping of the Orange Tomato Salsa

Serve immediately

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: appetizer

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