Robiola and Prosciutto Bruschetta

Serves 4Robiola Recipe

Ingredients: 

  • 1 loaf rustic Italian bread or sourdough baguette , cut into 16 slices
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic , very finely minced
  • 4 ounces robiola cheese
  • 6 ounces very thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 1 pound plum tomatoes , chopped
  • 1 small red onion , minced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green olives
  • Drizzle of balsamic vinegar (optional)
Method: 
Prepare a grill, indoors or outdoors. Grill the bread on both sides until toasted. You may have to do this in two or more batches. Alternatively, use a toaster to toast bread. Mix olive oil with garlic. When bread is toasted, lightly brush olive oil and garlic mixture on one side of each piece of grilled bread. Spread a thin layer of robiola on each slice and top with thinly sliced prosciutto. In a small bowl, combine tomatoes, red onion, basil and olives. Spoon on top of bread slices and drizzle with balsamic vinegar, if desired.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: Serving size: , 350 calories (240 from fat), 27g total fat, 8g saturated fat, 50mg cholesterol, 1050mg sodium, 15g carbohydrates, (2 g dietary fiber, .4g sugar), 16g protein.
Recipe courtesy of Whole Foods Market.
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