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Strawberry Bruschetta

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You’re probably used to seeing bruschetta made with tomato, but strawberry is a fantastic twist on the classic. It has a similar flavor profile– sweet and slightly tart and dressed in the classic extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and basil.

Strawberry Bruschetta

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 10 Crostinis

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. strawberries
  • 1 baguette
  • 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 handful basil leaves
  • flake sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Slice the baguette into 10 equal slices at an angle.
  • Brush each side with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a pan over medium-high heat and toast each side of the bread until golden brown.
  • Remove the stems from the strawberries and then cut each into quarters.
  • Mix 1/4 cup of the extra virgin olive oil with the balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to taste. Toss the strawberries in the dressing.
  • Spoon the strawberries over the toasted bread. Thinly slice the basil leaves and scatter on top. Season the tops of the toasts with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

Serving: 2  crostinis | Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 686mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g
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