Charred Capsicum Bruschetta

Charred Capsicum Bruschetta

Charred Capsicum Bruschetta 1732 1154 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

A great tasting charred capsicum bruschetta starts with quality ingredients. ⠀This irresistible idea is for your next dinner party.  Little tasty bruschettas of garlic bread topped with delicious ingredients.⠀

charred capsicum bruschettas served on wooden board


  • Sourdough or baguette bread sliced (2½ -3 cm thick)
  • chargrilled capsicum strips
  • feta cheese diced into small cubes
  • black olives pitted and halved
  • spring onion finely chopped
  • mozzarella or tasty cheese shredded

Garlic Butter

  • ½ cup salted butter softened at room temperature.
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley

cook’s note

*garlic butter can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the fridge
*chargrilled capsicum strips can be store-bought


Step 1
Begin by making the garlic butter. Combine crushed garlic, softened butter, and a sprinkle of fresh parsley and bring to a smooth paste.  Spread generously over the bread and grill for 1 minute (bread will soften and butter will melt) ⠀

spreading garlic butter on bread

Step 2
Remove and top with  chargrilled capsicum, black olives, feta cheese, and spring onion. Top with tasty or Mozzarella cheese and place under the grill again to melt the cheese and lightly toast the bread.  Serve immediately

adding charred capsicum to bruschettas

charred capsicum bruschettas served on wooden board


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