Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Food: Strawberry Bruschetta

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Ready for labor day? Always enjoy having an element of surprise when hosting a fete in my house or working on an event... something that people know already but is used in a different way! And these strawberry bruschettas with goat cheese and a dash of balsamic and basil it definitely caught my attention! Plus the recipe is super simple!

Here is the recipe {with a printer doc version!}:

Strawberry Bruschetta
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Ingredients

* 1 cup strawberries, hulled and diced
* 1 tbsp. sugar
* 1 French baguette, sliced on a bias
* 4 oz. goat cheese
* 1 tbsp. olive oil
* 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
* ¼ cup minced basil leaves
* Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1. Combine the strawberries and sugar in a small bowl; toss to combine.
2. Let the berries macerate for about 30 minutes so that they begin to release their juices.
3. Spread a thin layer of goat cheese on top of each baguette slice. Top each slice with spoonfuls of the strawberry mixture.
4. Drizzle lightly with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Top each slice with the basil leaves and cracked pepper, to taste.

...and voila you have a fabulous and luscious appetizer with an element of surprise! How about you, what is something that you like to do when entertaining?

{Image and recipe via Annie's Eats}

13 comments:

Demzy said...

That strawberry bruschetta looks absolutely delicious! Never knew balsamic and strawberries would go together, but I'm always up for experimenting! Thanks for posting this recipe!

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shu84 said...

it's looks like very delicious:)

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sécia said...

Sounds amazing! Will definitely be trying this.

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Ambyr said...

Uhm YUM! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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Kristin said...

OMG...I'm drooling. That looks SO delish!

Jen said...

Delicious and of course have to try this for my next dinner party!

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classiq said...

How simple and delicious! They must be pure delight. Thank you for sharing. :)
Ada

FELISHA PALUMBO said...

THIS LOOKS SOOOO DELIGHTFUL,.WHAT A NICE TWIST TO ONE OF MY FAVORITE APPETITERS,JUST MADE BRUCSHETTA A WEEK AGO FOR MY BF~HE'S A STRAWBERRY FANATIC~HEZ GONNA LOVE THIS:) THANKX A MILLI!!!

Maria Maria Maria said...

I would have never thought of this! What a great idea! Can't wait to try it.

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natasha {schue love} said...

Yum! I made these a while ago and LOVED them! Definitely a keeper of a recipe!

Sell WoW Account said...

that looks so yummy!:D

Giedre said...

http://giedhre.blogspot.com/
really easy and tasty recipe!

Lischen said...

Sounds sooo yummy :) I will try it!!

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