Strawberry and Mozzarella Toast
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 8 toasts
 
Ingredients
Balsamic Reduction
  • ¾ cup good quality balsamic vinegar
Roasted Strawberries
  • 1 lb strawberries, cleaned, hulled and cut in half
  • ¾ tsp honey
  • 2 tsp balsamic reduction
Toast
  • 8 slices of ciabatta or baguette
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Over medium heat, add balsamic vinegar into a small saucepan. Heat until vinegar boils, then reduce heat a simmer. Stir occasionally to avoid scorching. Simmer for 10-13 minutes, until vinegar has reduced by at least half and consistency is that of syrup. Set aside.
  3. Place prepared strawberries in a large bowl. Add honey and 2 tablespoons of prepared balsamic reduction to strawberries and mix to combine ingredients.
  4. Transfer berries to a parchment lined baking sheet. Arrange in an even layer. Bake berries for 25-30 minutes. When done, set aside and allow to cool slightly.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 toast Calories: 367 kcal Fat: 8 g Saturated fat: 2 g Trans fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 61 g Sugar: 7 g Sodium: 794 mg Fiber: 3 g Protein: 13 g Cholesterol: 9 mg
Recipe by California Strawberries at http://www.californiastrawberries.com/roasted-balsamic-strawberry-toasts-with-mozzarella/