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Classic Bruschetta Recipe

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Classic Bruschetta Recipe

The simplest bruschetta is created with grilled French bread pieces rubbed with mozzarella cheese and topped with chopped tomatoes, onion and Iceberg lettuce.

Servings - 4
Difficulty Level - Medium
Preparation Time - 4 Hrs
Cook Time - 40 mins

Ingredients

  • Basic French Bread, sliced thick

For A-la-Caprese

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped into large dices• 2 tomatoes, chopped into large dices
  • 2-3 cherry tomatoes, sliced into half
  • 30 gm fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small cubes
  • Few basil leaves, torn or shredded finely
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt & Mastercook Pepper, ground to taste

For Caramelized

  • 1 medium onion, sliced fine
  • 20 gm Feta Cheese
  • 40 gm Iceberg lettuce, cut into small pieces

Procedure

  • Toast the bread slices until crisp and slightly golden.
  • For the A-la-Caprese, toss the diced tomato, mozzarella cheese and basil lightly in a little olive oil, salt and pepper. Place gently on the bread slice and top with cherry tomatoes.
  • For the Caramelized onion, Feta and Iceberg Lettuce, Begin by adding a little oil into a pot and sautéing the onions on low heat for about 20 minutes, adding a little salt and sugar to aid caramelization. Add a splash of water if it begins to burn and continue cooking until soft and golden.
  • Top the toasted bread with iceberg lettuce, caramelized onions and small dollops of feta.

Tips for Cooking

  • Do not rush the process of caramelizing, slow cooking releases the natural sugars which ensures that it cooks through without burning.
  • A bruschetta is a blank canvas, you can top with anything you desire, pieces of roasted chicken, other cheeses, bell peppers, leaves like arugula also go great with this

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