Not the Everyday Bruschetta

This is a special bruschetta – with onion jam, roasted peppers and broccoli pesto making it special. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Not the Everyday Bruschetta
Main Ingredients Baguette, Balsamic vinegar
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Not the Everyday Bruschetta

  • 1 Baguette sliced and lightly toasted
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar Balsamic reduction
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar/jaggery
  • Onion jam
  • 1 medium Onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Olive oil
  • 1 Fresh rosemary sprig
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • Roasted peppers
  • 1 Red bell pepper roasted, peeled and cut into thin strips
  • 3 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Dried thyme
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons Olive oil
  • Broccoli pesto
  • 1 cup Broccoli florets blanched
  • 3 tablespoons pinenuts toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried thyme
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/3 cup Olive oil


  1. To make balsamic reduction, cook balsamic vinegar with brown sugar in a non-stick pan on low heat till it thickens. Set aside.
  2. To make onion jam, heat butter and olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add rosemary, salt and castor sugar, mix and cook on a low heat for15-20 minutes.
  3. For roasted peppers, combine bell peppers, garlic, dried thyme, salt, crushed peppercorns and olive oil in a bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  4. To make broccoli pesto, blend together broccoli, thyme, pinenuts, garlic and salt into a coarse paste. Add olive oil and blend again.
  5. Remove the rosemary sprig from the caramelized onion jam and transfer it in a bowl.
  6. To assemble, spread a little broccoli pesto on each toasted baguette slice,put some roasted pepper mixture over it and top with onionjam.Arrange them on a serving plate, drizzle balsamic reduction on top and serve immediately.