Prosciutto, Tomato and Olive Bruschetta

Salty and savory appetizers, like this prosciutto and bruschetta combination, pair well with a variety of wines and cocktails making your gathering a flavorful and inspiring evening.

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  • Servings: 8

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  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped basil
  • 10 oil-cured black olives, pitted and finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Eight 1/2-inch-thick slices of peasant bread, toasted
  • 8 thin slices of prosciutto

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium bowl, toss the tomatoes with the garlic, basil, olives, olive oil and salt and pepper. Let stand until juicy, about 15 minutes. Mound the tomato mixture on the toasts, top with the slices of prosciutto and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Accent the lusciousness of the prosciutto with a zesty, vibrantly acidic Italian Sauvignon Blanc.

Contributed By Photo © Maura McEvoy Published February 2004

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