Thursday, September 24, 2009


Gourmet Friday's - Week 1

"Tomato Red Onion Bruschetta"

Friday Afternoon's on THE JOYFM

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Tomato, Red Onion and Basil Bruschetta

Serves 4

2 cups Assorted cherry, grape and teardrop tomatoes, halved
½ each Small red onion, finely chopped
3 Tbsps. Olive oil, plus additional for brushing
3 Tbsps. Fresh basil, chopped
1 ½ Tbsps. Balsamic vinegar
1 each Large loaf focaccia, halved horizontally
1 each Garlic clove, peeled and halved

Combine halved tomatoes, finely chopped onion, 3 Tbsps. olive oil, chopped fresh basil and balsamic vinegar in a medium bowl. Season tomato topping with salt and pepper. Let mixture sit several hours for flavors to marry, toss occasionally.

Preheat broiler, place focaccia half, cut side up on a baking sheet. Brush bread with olive oil. Toast bread in broiler until top is golden brown, do not burn. Immediately rub cut side of bread all over with halved garlic, then cut focaccia crosswise into 4 equal pieces.

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