Bolognese Bruschetta is the hearty, comforting winter version of traditional bruschetta that makes an ideal appetizer that will be the hit of every party!
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Bolognese Bruschetta

Bolognese Bruschetta is the hearty, comforting winter version of traditional bruschetta that makes an ideal appetizer that will be the hit of every party!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 32 bruschetta
Author Jen@CarlsbadCravings.com

Ingredients

  • French baguette sliced into 32 slices
  • 32 slices mozzarella to fit baguette slices about 8 oz.

Bolognese:

  • 8 oz. ground sirloin or lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup store-bought marina
  • 1/2 15 oz. can crushed tomatoes drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • dash of red pepper flakes optional

Garnish:

  • Freshly grated Parmesan
  • Basil chiffonade

Instructions

  • Brown beef and onions in a large skillet until beef is cooked through. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add all remaining Bolognese ingredients, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, line baguette slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Top with mozzarella slices and broil until mozzarella is golden in some places.
  • Top each bruschetta slice with about 1 tablespoon Bolognese. Garnish with freshly grated Parmesan and basil.