Start off your Valentines dinner by saying “I Do” love you with this wonderful Strawberry Bruschetta.
Many of you may have sampled this recipe at our September meeting. Also be on the look out for a YouTube video with our very own Lacinda Glover giving a great step by step for the fabulous recipe.
You can get more if these great recipes with our newest cookbook , Bluegrass Gatherings out in March! Pick up your copy at http://www.juniorleaguelouisville.org
“I do “Strawberry Bruschetta
2 1/2 cup diced strawberries
2 TBS Basil or Mint sliced thin
1/2 cupBalsamic vinegar
1 tsp Sugar
1 loaf Baguette cut into 1/2 inch slices
4 TBS Olive oil
Place bread slices on a baking sheet. Brush both sides lightly with 2 tablespoons olive oil and and bake in a 325 degree oven for 3-5 minutes. Flip slices over and bake for another 3-5 minutes or until lightly toasted.
Meanwhile, combine strawberries and mint or basil in a medium mixing bowl and set aside. In a small sauce pan over medium heat, combine vinegar and sugar and stir until reduced to 1/4 cup. Let vinegar mixture cool then combine with strawberries and remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and toss until strawberries are coated. Just before serving, top bread slices with strawberry mixture.
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