Dried Tomato Crostini Recipe
12 sun-dried tomato halves, dry pack
1/4 cup boiling water
2 tbsp balsamic or red wine vinegar
1 medium tomato, peel, seed, chop
1/4 cup red onion, finely chop
4 pitted ripe olives, minced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 tsp parsley, snipped
1 cl garlic, minced
1/2 tsp capers, drain, chop
1 cracked black pepper
8 oz loaf baguette-style french bread
1 parmesan or mozzarella, shred
1 fresh thyme sprigs, optional
Combine dried tomatoes, water and vinegar. Let stand for 15 to 20
minutes to soften tomatoes. Drain. Discard liquid. Cut dried tomatoes
into thin strips; return to bowl. Stir in ripe tomato, onion, olives,
oil, parsley, garlic and capers. Season with pepper. Bias-slice bread
into 24 pieces, about 1/2" thick. Place bread slices on a baking
sheet. Bake in a 350~ oven for 3 to 5 minutes or till light brown.
Turn bread over; bake for 3 to 5 minutes more or till light brown.
Spoon tomato mixture onto toasted bread and serve immediately. Or, if
desired, sprinkle added Paremsan cheese or mozzarella over tomato
mixture; return to oven for 3 to 5 minutes more or till cheese is
melted. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs, if desired. Serve
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