Bruschetta by Zarnak Sidhwa

Preparation time
45 mins

Cook Time
20 mins

Serves
3-4 persons

Ingredients

  • French bread 1 loaf
  • Garlic 1 whole pod
  For tomato and basil topping:
  • Chopped tomatoes 2
  • Basil leaves 6-8
  • Olive oil 5 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  For mushroom and garlic topping:
  • Mushrooms (sliced) 4
  • Garlic (crushed) 1 clove
  • Red chilli (deseeded and chopped) 1
  • Butter 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Thyme 1 tsp
  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
 

Methods

  1. Slice the bread into two halves from the center.
  2. Cut a clove of garlic, rub on the surface of bread and sprinkle some olive oil on it.
  3. Roast in the oven for 5 minutes.
  For mushroom and garlic topping:
  1. In a pan put butter, oil, garlic, thyme and stir.
  2. Add mushrooms, chopped chillies and toss.
  3. Add salt, pepper and mix.
  For tomato and basil topping:
  1. In a bowl add chopped tomatoes, chopped basil, salt, pepper, olive oil and mix well.
  To serve:
  1. Place the bread on a tray and pile up the toppings on it and serve.