Bruschetta

Ingredients: Red seedless grapes – 1 cup Green seedless grapes – 1 cup Cinnamon – ¼ tsp Nutmeg – 1/8 tsp Dash of ground cloves Almond extract – 1/8 tsp (optional) Part – skim Ricotta cheese – 1 cup Candied ginger (minced) – 1 Tb spoon Walnuts (chopped) – 1 Tb spoon Baguette – 1 (cut into 16 slices) Fresh mint leaves for garnish Method:
  • Pulse grapes in a food processor 3- 4 times, just until chopped. Drain thoroughly.
  • Transfer grapes to a bowl and sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and almond extract.
  • Stir to blend.
  • Place ricotta, ginger and walnuts in another bowl and stir to blend.
  • Toast bread slices.
  • Spread 1 Tb spoon of the ricotta mixture on each bread slices. Top with a spoonful of the grape mixture.
  • Garnish with mint or halved grapes, if desired. This makes 4- 6 servings.

PS:

  • Thin – slices biscotti, toasted mini bagels or English muffins can be substituted for the baguette.
  • If you like the flavour of cinnamon with cheese , then this is a perfect snack.
  • This can be served as breakfast or as a snack in the evening.
  • Original recipe is from Amy Muzyka - dietition/certified culinary professional.

18 comments:

Usha said...

What an amazing bruschetta, with grapes? truly unique...sounds interesting and looks yum :-)

Malar Gandhi said...

Sure sounds very interesting to me...who dosnt like when something topped with grapes and cheese!

Swapna Pravin said...

Lovely pictures. First time to ur blog. Wonderful collections of recipe.

Asha said...

YUM! Looks so good. I make savory ones but only problem is whenever I eat this, I get inside of mouth scraped up etc by the crisp bread! :D

Uma said...

wow, bruschetta looks gorgeous. Never knew this combo. Mouth-watering.

Pavithra Kodical said...

The topping sounds great...Grapes and cheese..Yummm

Deepa Hari said...

Bruschetta looks delicious. Nice pics.

Alka said...

Very unusual recipe for me,never heard of bruschetta or Baguette,since we don't get any fancy stuff here around my place
But it looks temptingly wonderful

Priya said...

WOw gorgeous bruschetta Ashwini, would love to grab from the picture:)

sowmya said...

loooks yummy..and nice recipe too..

Smitha said...

Oh! thats so innovative.. very good recipe and a great munchie!!

SriLekha said...

looks yum!

DK said...

Its always been my fav. Although I have never tried a sweeter version. Mine is always savoury. Does the sweetness of the fruits and baguette go well?? amazing.

Cynthia said...

I swear, bruschetta is one of those perfect party foods, there is so much one can do with them. Yours looks really yummy.

Andhra Flavors said...

It looks like healthy and different one.

Uj said...

Looks yummy.. perfect as party starters

Archy said...

This looks so gud an tempting.. i never thought of making it :) !! Gud an healthy !!

sandhya said...

Bruschetta looks delicious! very tempting :)