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Double Tomato Bruschetta with Balsamic Reduction

20 min

Snack

Appetizer

Make-ahead

10 ingredients or less

This bruschetta is refreshing and light. It packs a solid garlic punch, with bursts of flavour explosions from the basil and balsamic reduction.

Servings

Total

20 min

Prep

10 min

Cook

10 min

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Ingredients

  • 1½ cups (270 g)
    cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • ½ cup (12 g)
    fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup (38 g)
    sun-dried tomato in oil, drained, roughly chopped
  • ½ Tbsp (4 g)
    capers, finely chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp (2 g)
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL)
    oil from jar of sun-dried tomatoes
  • ¼ tsp (2 g)
    salt
  • ¼ tsp (1 g)
    ground black pepper

Toasted bread

  • 1
    baguette, cut into rounds
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL)
    oil from jar of sun-dried tomatoes
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Directions

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  1. Combine the chopped tomatoes, basil, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, garlic, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix to combine and set aside to allow the flavours to meld.
  2. Make the balsamic reduction* by pouring the balsamic vinegar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, and allow to cook uncovered at a gentle boil until the volume reduces by about a quarter, which will take about 5 - 10 minutes.
  3. For the grilled toasts, brush both sides of the bread rounds with the sun-dried tomato oil and toast on a frying pan on high heat, or in the oven on broil, until the edges are golden. Top the tomato mixture on your toasted bread, drizzle over a very small amount of the balsamic reduction, and enjoy!

Notes

  • * If short on time, simply mix 1 - 2 Tbsp (5 - 10 mL) balsamic vinegar in the bruschetta instead of making the reduction.
  • Variations: try with roasted garlic.
  • Serve on toasted bread, sturdy crackers, or as a topper to your favourite hummus!

Storage

  • The bruschetta will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • The balsamic reduction can be kept at room temperature for up to a week.

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Sarah - July 23, 2021, 11:46 p.m.

I LOVE THESE!!! I made this one for my family and it was an instant hit. Even my siblings who have a distaste for tomatoes, like this recipe. It is SO tasty and flavourful. I am so grateful for PUL for sharing these delicious and nutritious recipes.

PUL Team - July 25, 2021, 9:02 p.m.

We're so grateful for you, Sarah! Thank you for being here and for sharing your experience with the recipe 🤩


Amanda - July 21, 2021, 7:28 a.m.

Tried it on a whim and my best friend said we need to have it on a weekly basis. So good!


Tutu - May 27, 2021, 9:03 p.m.

Wow! This is super delicious! Thanks for sharing :-)