Sweet Bell Pepper and Gorgonzola Bruschetta

Appetizer | October 24, 2008 | By

By Danny

bruschetta

Twist On Classic Bruschetta

We recently hosted a small cocktail party/fundraiser and made a number of new dishes. This appetizer is fantastic because it’s easy to make and guests really like it because it’s a great twist on the classic tomato and basil bruschetta. When hosting a party, I’m always looking for easy dishes that can be prepared ahead of time, and that can be set out once the party starts, which is why this dish is now a favorite of mine!

Bell Pepper and Gorgonzola Bruschetta recipe after the jump…

Easy Recipe For Bruschetta

2 Large Bell Peppers
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon capers
2 tablespoons chopped basil
2 ounces gorgonzola cheese
salt and pepper

Chop bell peppers into small cubes. Heat some olive oil in a heavy bottom pan. Saute bell peppers until goldern brown, about 10 minutes. Add sugar and saute for an additional 5 minutes. Add capers and basil and cook for 1 minute. Salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Add crumbled gorgonzola and mix. Place in a bowl and allow guests to spoon mixture over toasted bread. Enjoy!

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