Bruschetta Caprese

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 275Calories from Fat 159

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 276 mg11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet