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Bruschetta Caprese

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Hi everyone and welcome to the Giallo Zafferano kitchen. Today we'll be preparing an appetizer that is as delicious as it is quick to prepare: Bruschetta Caprese. Of course bruschetta is a starter that's eaten throughout Italy and that can be found all over the world, but this type is prepared with traditional ingredients from the Campagna region -- mozzarella di bufala and gaeta olives.
Ingredients
  Semolina bread 100 Gram, slice
  Mozzarella di bufala 9 Ounce, dice
  Cherry tomatoes 10 Small
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Black olives 12 Small, pitted (Gaeta olives)
  Fresh basil leaves 8 Small
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cut the tomatoes and mozzarella cheese into small pieces, set aside.

MAKING
2. Cut the bread into one inch slices and toast the bread slices on a nonstick pan or in the oven.
3. Once the bread is cooled rub it with garlic.
4. In another bowl combine the tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, gaeta olives, oregano, salt and 4 leaves of fresh basil torn into pieces.
5. Pour the olive oil and mix everything until well incorporated.

FINALIZING
6. Place a spoonful of the tomato mixture on top of the toasted bread and drizzle olive oil and garnish with the remaining fresh basil leaves.

SERVING
7. Serve the bruschetta caprese as an appetizer.

Things You Will Need
non-stick pan or oven

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 275 Calories from Fat 159

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.2%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g31.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 36 mg12%

Sodium 276.1 mg11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 17 g33.4%

Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 23.5% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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