Grilled Bruschetta with Grilled Red and Yellow Peppers, Gorgonzola and Basil Oil

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/3 cup fresh basil leaves

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

12 (1/2-inch) thick slices French baguette

12 ounces Gorgonzola, at room temperature

2 red bell peppers, grilled, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced

2 yellow bell peppers, grilled, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced

Directions

Heat the grill to high.

Combine the oil, basil and salt and pepper in a blender and blend for 5 minutes. Strain the oil into a bowl.

Grill the bread on both sides until lightly golden brown. Remove from the grill and spread some of the blue cheese on 1 side of each slice, top with some of the peppers and drizzle with a little of the basil oil.

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