Californian Bruschetta with Blue Cheese

Californian Bruschetta with Blue Cheese
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:05 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 3

    large ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    chopped fresh basil

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    chopped fresh coriander

  • 2

    cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    lime juice

  • 3

    green onions, chopped

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    olive oil

  • freshly ground pepper

  • 1

    baguette bread, cut into 16 slices

  • 1/4 lb
    (115 g)

    canadian borgonzola or bleubry, thinly sliced, at room temperature

  • lettuce leaves

Preparation

Preheat oven to 300°F/150°C.

In a bowl, combine tomatoes, basil, coriander, garlic, lime juice, green onions and olive oil. Pepper generously. Let stand for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, top bread with cheese. Toast in oven for a few minutes until golden and crispy. Remove from oven.

Arrange lettuce leaves on 4 plates, top with tomato mixture and 4 slices of toast. Serve immediately.

Source: Féd. producteurs de lait du Québec

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