Recipe: Backcountry Bruschetta Appetizer

Impress your friends with this cocktail party quality bruschetta.
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Impress your friends with this cocktail party quality bruschetta.

Total Servings: 4

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Required Equipment:

Small mixing bowl

Heavy-duty aluminum foil

Ingredients:

2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic

1 loaf hard-crusted baguette

1/4 cup olive oil

Preparation at Camp:

1.Combine tomatoes, basil, and garlic in a small bowl.

2.Slice baguette loaf lengthwise into two pieces, then liberally brush the top of each half with olive oil.

3.Wrap each baguette half in a foil pouch and seal edges tightly.

4.Place foil pouches on a grate over coals.

5.Bake for about 5 minutes, rotating occasionally, until bread is toasty.

6.Stir tomato mixture and spoon over bread before serving.

Beverly Jo Antonini, Morgantown, West Virginia, Lipsmackin’ Car Campin’