Spicy Bruschetta

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READY IN: 38mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut french bread into thin slices (<1/4in) and set aside.
  • Cut tomatoes into thin slices and set aside.
  • Keeping separated finely chop shallot, green onion, celery, cilantro, parsley, basil and oregano.
  • In a pan, using 2 oz olive oil sauté until soft (3-5 min): shallot, 3 tbls green onion, celery, parsley, basil,1 1/2 tbls cilantro, 1 tbls pressed garlic.
  • In a bowl mix together all cheeses (may have to microwave cheese 30 sec), cooled down sautéed ingredients from pan, garlic powder white pepper and cayenne pepper, best if refrigerated a few hours before spreading.
  • Put butter remaining olive oil and remaining garlic in a cup and melt down in a microwave.
  • Spread sliced bread on large cookie sheet.
  • Stir butter and generously brush it on one side of each piece of bread.
  • Put bread in broiler until lightly toasted.
  • Spread cheese mixture on cooled down bread.
  • Place sliced olives (2-3) on each piece.
  • Top with 2 or 3 slices of tomato.
  • Mix remaining cilantro and green onion and sprinkle over each slice.
  • You may have to chop some more cilantro and green onion for this.
  • Remember cilantro has a very powerful taste so use sparingly.
  • You can serve cold or put in oven at 350 for 5-8 minutes not allowing cheese to run.
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