How to make Apple and Goat Cheese Bruschetta -

Baguette slices topped with a unique pesto sauce made with American Pistachios. The flavour of Washington Apples & goat cheese makes you crave for more than just one slice!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Washington Apple, French baguette

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters


Apple and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Apple and Goat Cheese Bruschetta Recipe Card

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Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Apple and Goat Cheese Bruschetta Recipe

  • Washington Apple 1/2

  • French baguette 1/2

  • Goat cheese as required

  • U.S. Pistachios 1/2 cup

  • Fresh basil leaves 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic 2 cloves

  • Parmesan cheese powder 1-2 tablespoons

  • Olive oil 2 tablespo for drizzling

  • Micro greens to garnish

Method

Step 1

Lightly dry roast U.S. Pistachios in a pan. Cool slightly, transfer into a food processor. Add basil leaves, salt, garlic, parmesan cheese powder and 2 tbsps olive oil and process to a coarse mixture. This is pistachio pesto.

Step 2

Diagonally slice the French baguette into 8 thick slices.

Step 3

Heat 2 tsps olive oil in the same pan. Place the baguette slices and lightly toast them for 1-2 minutes. Flip the slices and drizzle remaining olive oil and continue to toast for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Cut the Washington Apple into slices of medium thickness.

Step 5

To make the bruschetta, spread a thick layer of pistachio pesto over each toast.

Step 6

Horizontally halve the apple slices and arrange a few slices over each bruschetta. Place some goat cheese on top of each bruschetta and garnish with micro greens. Serve immediately.

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