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Bruschetta

Make and store these easy bases for snacks, serve with dips, and delicious with soup.
French bread makes approximately 22 – 24 slices/ ciabatta about 10 – 12 slices

1 baguette French bread, or similar Italian bread, such as ciabatta
60 – 80 ml olive oil
10 ml dried oregano or mixed herbs (optional)

1. Slice French bread on the diagonal into about 1.25 cm-thick slices.
2. Brush one side of each slice with olive oil.
3. Lay on a baking sheet, in one layer, olive oil-side down. Brush top with more olive oil. Sprinkle with herbs, if desired.
4. Place into a preheated oven 200ºC/180ºC fan/ Gas mark 6. Bake for about 10 to 15 minutes, until golden brown.
5. Alternatively, grill on the top rack of the oven; toast for 5 – 6 minutes until the bread turns golden brown.
6. Rub some peeled garlic slices onto the bruschetta, after browning for extra flavour; use immediately. 7. Store baked, plain bruschetta in a sealed container, before using. Can be kept for 2 – 3 weeks.

Margaret Hirsch
Margaret Hirsch
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