Tasty Tuesday: Syrian Bruschetta

Published On: Jan 27 2014 01:03:51 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 28 2014 11:24:09 AM CST


1 cup Roma tomatoes, seeded, and diced

1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped

2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

1 teaspoon Kalamata olive juice (from jar)

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 loaves French bread baguette, sliced 1/4 inch thick

1/4 cup mild goat cheese

1 clove garlic, peeled


Preheat oven 400 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine first 6 ingredients. Set aside.

Arrange bread slices on a baking sheet. Bake for 8 minutes until light brown. Remove toasted bread from oven and cool.

Rub both sides of toast with garlic clove. Spread goat cheese evenly on toast. Top with olive mixture.