Cherry Tomato Onion Crostini Recipe

 
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Cherry Tomato Onion Crostini
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Crisp oven toasted bread is smeared with a mixture of red wine enhanced prune paste and a delicious cherry tomato onion mixture.

Ingredients of Cherry Tomato Onion Crostini

  • 1 large shallot, diced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • Whole wheat bread cut into roundels
  • Red pepper flakes
  • A bunch of basil leaves
  • Garlic flavoured oil
  • Prune paste
  • 12-15 pitted prunes
  • 1 cup of red wine
  • A stick of cinnamon
  • A piece of star anise

How to Make Cherry Tomato Onion Crostini

  • 1.Soak prunes overnight in red wine. Add a stick of cinnamon and star anise, boil this for ten minutes, and puree this in a mixie till you get a paste.
  • 2.In a glass bowl, marinate the shallot in red wine vinegar for about an hour. After a while, add salt, and olive oil. Then the cherry tomatoes, salt and fresh pepper and leave aside for 20 minutes.
  • 3.Cut out breads into round shapes, and paint some garlic flavoured oil on it and toast them in the oven till crisp.
  • 4.Then slather on some prune paste. Spoon a dollop of the cherry tomato onion mixture.
  • 5.Sprinkle red chilli flakes, and cap it with a basil leaf. Your crostini is ready to serve.

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