Gingered up Bruschettas

Gingered up Bruschettas


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About this recipe: A bit of ginger lifts a classic tomato sauce. Need I say more? I don't think so. OK - Slap it on your best white bread. Grate Parmesan at the table for a top taste. Note: Cooking times aren't accurate!

CFGiraffekid Leicestershire, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 2 tsps Olive Oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Small piece of ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 (400 g /14 oz) can chopped tomatoes
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Squeeze of Lemon Juice
  • herbs (optional)
  • Little butter (optional)
  • Good white bread or Focaccia

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan. Add the onion, garlic and ginger. Cook gently for 5 minutes or until soft and translucent. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C/400 degrees F/ gas mark 6.
  2. Tip the tomatoes in with the sugar, salt and pepper. Stir and bring to the boil. Immediately reduce the heat. Simmer for 10 - 15 mins.
  3. Add the herbs if using, and the lemon juice. Taste and adjust to personal tastes.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over the slices of bread. Bake on a tray until crisp. (5 - 10 mins)
  5. Layer some gingered up sauce on top. Top with a bit of your favourite cheese and bake again until it bubbles.
  6. Eat and enjoy!

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