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Spicy Crostini

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Ingredients
  French bread baguettes 2 , each cut into about 20 slices
  Mozzarella 12 Ounce, thinly sliced
  Red bell pepper 1 Large
  Tomatoes 1 Large, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chopped finely
  Canned black olives 3 Ounce, drained, chopped coarsely (1 Can)
  Jalapeno chili 1 , chopped finely (Seeds Included)
  Anchovy fillets 8 , chopped finely
  Basil 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the broiler.
2. Wash the bell pepper slice off the top, remove and discard seeds and pith and cut into quarters.

MAKING
3. Place pieces under broiler, skin side up.
4. Broil the peppers until skin is lightly charred.
5. Remove and place in a bowl or zip lock bag, cover or close and let stand 10 minutes.
6. Skin the peppers and chop finely. Add to a bowl.
7. Add remaining salsa ingredients and mix well.
8. Season the salsa to taste. Let stand for the flavors to blend.
9. Drain the juices that accumulate.

FINALIZING
10. Arrange bread slices on a baking sheet and toast under the broiler, turning once, until golden and crisp.
11. Spoon and spread salsa on each toasted slice
12. Top with a slice of mozzarella cheese.
13. Broil until cheese has bubbled.

SERVING
14. Arrange crostini on a platter and serve hot, crisp and cheesy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Anchovy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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