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Bruschetta on Garlic Crostini

Posted: 03/22/21

Bruschetta on Garlic Crostini

 Learn how to make bruschetta on a toasted garlic crostini! 

From March 26th through March 28th, pre-order a Campus Farmer's Market Take and Make bag with the ingredients to make it at home. Includes a baguette from our friends at Madison Sourdough!




1 baguette, cut diagonally into slices 
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 


1 cup, grape tomatoes, quartered 
Bunch fresh basil, cut into thin ribbons
1/2 red onion, diced 
3 slices of fresh mozzarella, diced 
1/3 cup Kalamata olives, roughly chopped 
1 -1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 




For the Crostini 

1. Thinly slice 3 large cloves of garlic and add to a medium sized skillet 

2. Add 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes 

3. Cook over medium heat until very fragrant - about 5 minutes

4. Slice your baguette on the diagonal to create the crostini 

5. Brush the crostini with the garlic and oil mixture 

7. Bake at 350 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly brown. Set aside to cool 

For the Bruschetta 

8. Cut your grape tomatoes in to quarters. Add to a mixing bowl 

9. De-stem the basil, stack the leaves and cut into thin ribbons (chiffonade). Add to bowl. 

10. Dice the onion and add to tomato mixture

11. Dice the fresh mozzarella into 1/4 inch pieces; add to tomato mixture. 

12. Add 1/3 cup of Kalamata olives, roughly chopped 

13. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons of kosher salt 

14. Add 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper 

15. Add two tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 

16. Add a 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil 

17. Mix to combine and allow to sit for 15 minutes 

18. Top your crostini with the tomato mixture and enjoy! 

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