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Cooking with Lounge | Back to the basics

Cooking with Lounge | Back to the basics
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First Published: Sun, Jul 03 2011. 07 42 PM IST
Updated: Sun, Jul 03 2011. 07 42 PM IST
Bruschetta
Serves 1
Ingredients
2 slices of regular bread, cut into diamonds
4-5 cherry tomatoes (or 1 big tomato),
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1 onion, chopped (optional)
A handful of basil, finely chopped
1 sprig of parsley
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
1 tbsp Provolone cheese, grated, for garnish
Method
Heat a non-stick pan on a low fire and toast the bread slices. Cut the tomato into small cubes and put in a mixing bowl. Add chopped garlic, and onion, if you choose to use it. Mix in basil and a little parsley. Season with salt and pepper and add a generous dash of olive oil. Mix well and leave for a few minutes to let the tomatoes marinate.
Spoon the mix on to the bread. Serve on a plate and sprinkle the cheese on top. Drizzle the rest of the oil over the bruschetta.
amrita.r@livemint.com
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First Published: Sun, Jul 03 2011. 07 42 PM IST