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Red Pepper and Basil Bruschetta - Recipe

Light appetizer with lots of flavor.
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Red Pepper and Basil Bruschetta Recipe
  • Cut baguette into 18 slices, place on baking sheet.
  • Broil for 1 minute. Set aside.
  • Cook onion and sugar in oil over medium low heat, stirring occasionally for 25 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • Top bread slices evenly with onion mixture, then 1-2 pepper strips on each, then a sprinkle of basil.
  • Top each with approximately 1/2 teaspoon of cheese.
  • Broil for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is warmed and melted.
  • Sprinkle each with fresh ground pepper.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • May easily double this recipe.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Container: medium skillet, baking sheet
Servings: 18
-1/2 baguette or french loaf - sliced into 1/2 inch slices
-1/2 purple onion - coarsely chopped
-1 teaspoon sugar
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-15 small basil leaves - sliced chiffonad
-7 ounces can roasted red bell pepper - drained, cut into strips or prepared your own
-3 ounces goat cheese - plain or peppered