old bread is an opportunity to make bruschetta
I make my own bread, this however doesn't stop me from accumulating old bread. This is bread that is a few days old and can no longer be eaten without toasting. What to do? I deplore the idea of waste so its time to resurrect the idea and the reality of bruschetta. Which incidentally can be a method of getting rid of unwanted vegetables as well.
Basil and parsley (fresh is best)
salt and pepper
1. I like to oven roast my veges. Firstly I cut them up after washing them. I then place them in container and season them with salt and pepper and sometime Tuscan seasoning. I then add a splash of olive oil and toss them. Then I place them in the oven for 30 Min's at about 180oC until they are soft and delicious. I would not cook the asparagus for this long I would still cook it in the oven but for may be 5-10 Min's so it still has some crunch. I would not cook the tomatoes in the oven as I like them firm... but you could if you wanted to.
2. Allow veges to cool or store them in the fridge until needed. Cut the bread and smear with some garlic... I just squash a clove and rub it over the bread... You don't want big pieces just a hint of garlic. season with salt and pepper and then drizzle with olive oil and put under the grill until a little crispy on both sides.
3. Whiile waiting for the bread cut the tomatoes into pieces and remove the skin from the capsicum, Cut any large roasted veges into pieces that will fit on the bread. Rip the herbs into small pieces and add them to the veges, season with salt and pepper then add a splash of olive oil.
4. When bread is ready place the topping on the bread and add some small pieces of fetta cheese.... eat and enjoy!
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