Zucchini Bruschetta with Canadian Swiss Cheese
- serves 24
1 Tbsp butter
1 1/2 cup diced zucchini
2 clove garlic, chopped
1/3 cup chopped red onions
2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil, or 2 tsp dried basil
1 pinch cayenne pepper
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 baguette bread, sliced
1 cup shredded Canadian Swiss cheese
1. In a frying pan over medium-high heat, melt butter and cook zucchini, garlic and onions for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat, add basil and cayenne, and salt and pepper generously.
2. Preheat broiler.
3. Top each bread slice with about 1 tbsp (15 ml) of zucchini mixture. Cover with cheese and broil until golden.
4. Serve hot or cold with aperitifs or with a salad as a first course.
5. Tips: Make bigger Zucchini Bruschetta with Canadian Swiss Cheese to serve 4 to 6 people by using a crusty loaf of Italian or French-style bread about 4 inches (10 cm) wide.