Sweet Pepper Bruschetta

One of the most traditional versions of this Italian appetizer, is also one of the quickest to assemble.

Sweet Pepper Bruschetta
SERVINGS
16
TOTAL TIME
20 mins
Ingredients
  • 16 bias-cut slices (about 3/4 inch thick) Italian country bread or crusty sourdough bread
  • 1 cup soft goat cheese (chevre) or other spreadable soft white cheese
  • 1/2 cup purchased basil pesto
  • 2 7 ounce jar roasted red sweet peppers, drained and cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
  • Snipped fresh herbs, such as basil, oregano, or thyme
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Directions
1. 
Preheat broiler. Place bread slices on a baking sheet. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is toasted, turning once. (Or place bread slices on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium heat. Grill for 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is toasted, turning once.)
2. 
Spread toasted bread with soft cheese. Spread pesto on cheese; top with roasted red pepper strips. Garnish with fresh herbs. Makes 16 servings.
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