How to make Not the Everyday Bruschetta

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is by 'Nikita-Gandhi-'

Main Ingredients : Baguette (बागेत), For broccoli pesto

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Not the Everyday Bruschetta

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Not the Everyday Bruschetta Recipe

  • Baguette sliced and lightly toasted 1

  • For broccoli pesto

  • Broccoli florets, blanched 1 cup

  • Pinenuts toasted 3 tablespoons

  • Dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garlic cloves 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 1/3 cup

  • For roasted peppers

  • Red bell pepper roasted, peeled and cut into thin strips 1

  • Dried thyme 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 3

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Olive oil 2 teaspoons

  • For onion jam

  • Onion thinly sliced 1 medium

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 1 teaspoon

  • Rosemary 1 fresh sprig

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • For balsamic reduction

  • Balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup

  • brown sugar/jaggery 2 teaspoons


Step 1

To make balsamic reduction, cook balsamic vinegar with brown sugar in a non-stick pan on low heat till it thickens.

Step 2

To make onion jam, heat butter and olive oil in another non-stick pan, add onion and sauté for one to two minutes. Add rosemary, salt and sugar, mix and cook on a low heat for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 3

Put roasted pepper in a bowl, add garlic, dried thyme, salt, crushed peppercorns and olive oil. Mix well and set aside.

Step 4

Put broccoli, thyme, pinenuts, garlic and salt in a blender jar and blend coarsely. Add olive oil and blend it again.

Step 5

Remove the rosemary sprig from the caramelized onion jam and transfer it in a bowl.

Step 6

To assemble spread a little broccoli pesto on each toasted baguette slice, put some roasted pepper mixture over it and then top it with caramelized onion jam.

Step 7

Arrange them on a serving plate, drizzle balsamic reduction on top and serve immediately.

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