Try out this Strawberry Bruschetta. It is a mouth-watering and an easy and tasty homemade Recipes Christmas appetizers for the family at the lunch and dinner table. Perfect appetizer for the summer or any holiday season.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins
- 1 pound strawberries diced
- 2 tablespoons chopped basil
- 2 tablespoons Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Add all ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl. Mix to combine.
- Serve as desired.
- 30 Calories (kcal)
- 7 Carbohydrates (g)
- 2 Fiber (g)
- 5 Sugar (g)
- 1 Protein (g)
- 60 Sodium (mg)
Many people usually associate bruschetta with some freshly chopped tomatoes.However, there are many bruschetta recipe ideas that you can make. Have you ever heard of strawberry bruschetta? After you have mixed all your ingredients, set aside for the strawberry juices to be released. When ready to serve, stir the mixture before topping it on your toasted bread. A perfect bruschetta comprises fresh ingredients. Nobody wants to eat some foul smelling, unhealthy dish.
Fresh berries have a pleasant fragrance. They should smell all fresh. Look for dry, firm, bright red berries with healthy green stems attached. Lighter colors and darker colors signify either under or overripe. If there's white coloration around the stem, or in the center of the berry, it means that it wasn't picked at peak ripeness. Color is more important than size.
Strawberries are not only mouthwatering, but they are also nutritious. They are rich in Vitamin C rich. They also contain folate, manganese, potassium, and other essential minerals. Always smell the strawberries to ascertain their freshness.
Basil herb is an excellent source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C. It's also excellent in calcium, iron, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids. It is naturally fat and sodium free.
When buying basil, Select basil bunches that are bright in color with fresh, fragrant leaves and firm stems. Do not buy if the bunches are wilted, yellowed or have black leaves. Basil is very perishable. For short-term storage, refrigerate in a sealed resealable plastic bag with 2 or 3 layers of paper towels for some days.
You get the best out of basil; you should use it immediately after making it. However, you can store in an air-tight container for up to a week in the refrigerator for later use. To prevent it from turning brown, you can add a layer of olive oil to the top and cover tightly. Stir the olive oil into the pesto when you want to use it, and you're good to go!
To store your basil for long, place the bunch in a container of water like in a bouquet. Cover it loosely with a plastic bag. Refrigerate for up to a week, and keep on changing the water in the container every two days. Basil gives some good tastes when you add it almost at the near the end of your cooking. When you expose it to prolonged heat, it tends to lose its flavor.
Strawberry bruschetta is an n awesome appetizer for your whole family. Other than being gluten free, it is good for the Pescatarians and vegetarians too.
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