Roasted Bell Pepper Crostini


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Crostini are small toasts topped with a variety of ingredients and are served as appetisers.This one consists of caramelised peppers and olives that are bound with cheese and topped on crusty french bread.

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Crostini are small toasts topped with a variety of ingredients and are served as appetisers. They are native to tuscany and have several classic toppings to choose from. This one consists of caramelised peppers and olives that are bound with cheese and topped on crusty french bread. Good crusty bread is the single most essential ingredient for this recipe. This is perhaps the best crostini of all and is perfect for serving with drinks before a meal.

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Baking Time:  13 to 15 minutes
Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)
Makes 10 crostini
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Ingredients


For The Bread
10 slices baguette
melted butter for brushing

For The Topping
1 cup thinly sliced capsicum (red , green and yellow )
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1 tsp mixed herbs
salt to taste
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

Other Ingredients
10 tsp grated mozzarella cheese

Method
For the bread

  1. Place the bread slices on a clean, dry surface and brush them with a little melted butter.
  2. Place the bread slices on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 4 to 5 minutes. Keep aside.

For the topping

  1. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the capsicum, onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the sugar, chilli flakes, mixed herbs salt and pepper, mix well and cook no a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Allow the mixture to cool completely.
  4. Divide the topping into 10 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Place a portion of the topping mixture on each baked bread slice and spread it evenly.
  2. Sprinkle 1 tsp of cheese on each topped bread slice.
  3. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.
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Foodie #618511October 22, 2014

Its an amazing recipe of bell peppers. The coloured capsicum looks so attractive.. It tastes very little sweet and little spicy.. When baked with mozzarella cheese..

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Reviewed February 22, 2013by Vinita_Raj

Sautéed bell peppers topped with cheese and baked to perfection.

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Reviewed October 22, 2014by Foodie #618511

Its an amazing recipe of bell peppers. The coloured capsicum looks so attractive.. It tastes very little sweet and little spicy.. When baked with mozzarella cheese..

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