Outrageous Prosciutto Bruschetta

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Total Time
20mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
5 mins

Originally from the Frugal Gourmet website and on my "to do". Placing here for safe keeping.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 baguette (or other crusty loaf of bread)
  • 13 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1 12 teaspoons italian seasoning
  • 10 ounces prosciutto, thinly-sliced and cut into pieces about 2-inch x 2-inch
  • 2 cups roasted red peppers, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 13 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • salt, to taste (use Kosher or sea salt)

Directions

  1. sliced baguette crosswise into pieces 1/3" thick .
  2. Preheat the broiler.
  3. Mix the garlic and olive oil.
  4. Arrange the slices of bread on a baking tray; brush each piece with some of the garlic-oil mixture, sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  5. Grill for one minute on each side.
  6. Remove baking tray from broiler, top each piece with pieces of prosciutto, a piece of red pepper and the Parmesan cheese, and then broil for a further minute (watching very carefully so it won't burn). Remove pieces to a serving platter, sprinkle with salt, and serve.
  7. Variations: In place of the peppers, olives, capers, artichokes – you name it, it can be a topping for bruschetta!