Crostini with Peppers and Onions

Crostini with Peppers and Onions
  • 12 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:30 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 2

    red peppers

  • 2

    yellow peppers

  • 2

    cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1

    onion, minced

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    olive oil

  • 1 pinch

    cayenne pepper

  • 6

    Italian tomatoes, peeled, seeded, in chunks

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    balsamic vinegar

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    shredded fresh basil (finely chopped)

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Crostini grilled slices of ciabatta bread

Preparation

Preheat broiler.

Cut peppers in half. Remove seeds and membranes. Place peppers cut side down on an oiled baking sheet. Broil until peel blackens and blisters. Reserve peppers in a covered bowl. Cool.

Peel peppers, cut in chunks, reserve.

In a pan, brown garlic and onion in oil.

Add Cayenne pepper and peppers and simmer 5 to 8 minutes. Add tomatoes, cover and continue cooking 5 to 8 minutes.

Remove from heat, add basil and adjust seasoning.

Serve on crostini.

Source: Metro

Wine and meal pairing

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Delicate and light
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