Shrimp Bruschetta

  • Yield 6 servings

Shrimp adds a nice twist to a classic Italian appetizer.


8 ounces cooked small or salad-size shrimp
4 -- ripe tomatoes, diced
4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil
1 loaf Italian bread


  1. Preheat oven broil. Rinse shrimp and let drain in colander. In a mixing bowl, combine tomoatoes, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic powder, black pepper, basil and lemon juice. Mix well.
  2. Slice bread 1/4 inch thick, brush with olive oil and toast under broiler until lightly brown. Remove from oven. Spoon shrimp mixture on top of toasted bread and serve immediately.

Reprinted with permission from Bob & Joe's Smart Seafood Guide, A Practical Look at Seafood.



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