Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins
One day, while carrying some Boursin cheese around, I accidentally bumped into a freind of mine and she said 'hey, you put your boursin in my bruschetta', and I said, 'hey, you put your bruschetta in my Boursin'. The rest is history.
- 1 baguette
- 1⁄3 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 3 medium tomatoes, chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
- 2 tablespoons basil chiffonade
- 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper, fresh ground
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 3 garlic cloves
- 3 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette
- 1 (5 ounce) package black pepper boursin cheese
- Cut Tomatoes into 1/2 inch cubes and put into medium size bowl.
- Roll up fresh basil leaves together, slice into very thin strips and add these to the bowl. Should be 2 Tbsp, more or less, of shredded basil.
- Place garlic cloves on cutting board. Top with the sea salt. Use side of knife to smear the salt into the garlic. Smear the garlic until it is well pulverized, then use the blade to chop very fine. Scrape up with the back of the knife, and add to the bowl.
- Grind in ~1/4 tsp black pepper.
- Add 1/4 cup of Basalmic Vinagrette dressing. Newmans or Kens brand work well for this, or make your own.
- Mix everything together with a spoon, cover and put the mixture in the fridge for later.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees farenheit.
- Slice bread on the bias, into 3/4 inch slices. Pour extra virgin olive oil onto a dipping plate. Dip both sides of each slice in olive oil and place on baking sheet. sprinkle top of each slice lightly with dried basil, and fresh ground pepper.
- Bake bread slices for ~10 minutes, or until golden brown on the bottom. Remove from oven and let cool slightly.
- Spread each warm bread slice with Black pepper Boursin Cheese. and arrange around on the serving platter. Top each slice with some of the tomato mixture.