Bruschetta

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Kristine Pruitt

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I came up with this recipe when I lived in Los Angeles, CA. It makes a great appetizer and is easy to make!

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This bruschetta recipe is different from others we've made in that it introduces capers, a healthy amount of Parmesan cheese, green onions, and lemon juice. Those ingredients add a different flavor to this bruschetta. It's a refreshing change from the traditional recipe of tomatoes, basil, garlic, and olive oil. If you want even more flavor, you can drizzle a little balsamic glaze, too. A delightful summertime appetizer. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 12
    Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 jar(s)
    capers (small), rinsed well in water
  • 1 can(s)
    green onions, diced
  • 1 bunch
    fresh basil
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch
    Kosher salt
  • 3 Tbsp
    good olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice or balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • 3 tsp
    fresh Parmigiano Reggiano (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1
    loaf of bread (toasted with olive oil/garlic)

How to Make Bruschetta

Step-by-Step

  1. In a bowl, put tomatoes, capers, and green onions.
  2. Add the juice of one lemon and the olive oil.
  3. Then add the garlic and fresh basil.
  4. Toss well. Season with just a pinch or so of Kosher salt. (Be sure to rinse the capers or bruschetta will be too salty.)
  5. Serve with toasty bread and sprinkle with fresh Parmesan. Yummy.

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About Bruschetta

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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