Monday, August 20, 2012

Bruschetta with Shallots Recipes

Ingredients

  • 12 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, cut into slivers
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 (1 pound) loaf Italian bread, cut into 1/2 inch slices

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss together the roma tomatoes, minced garlic, shallots, basil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and 1/3 cup olive oil.
  2. Place the slivered garlic and 1/4 cup olive oil in small saucepan over medium heat. Slowly cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes. Discard garlic.
  3. Toast the bread slices, and brush with the olive oil heated with garlic. Top slices with the roma tomato mixture.