APPETIZER

Prosciutto, Cheddar and Pine-Nut Bruschetta


Prosciutto-Cheddar-and-Pine-Nut-Bruschetta

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) Darigold butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 French baguette, cut into ½-inch slices
  • 1 cup shredded Darigold cheddar cheese
  • 12 slices prosciutto
  • Fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

Combine butter and garlic; spread on bread slices and place on a baking sheet. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on each slice. Then place pan under broiler until cheese melts (2-3 minutes). Cut prosciutto slices into quarters and set aside. Arrange warm bread slices on a large serving platter. Top each slice with 1 piece of prosciutto, a few pine nuts and some chopped basil.

RECIPE YIELD/SERVING SIZE

Makes about 48 pieces