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Pomegranate Bruschetta

Yum! All your sweet, salty, herby, and carby cravings put at rest with this perfect appetizer or snack! Juicy Pomegranate Bruschetta will no doubt have to be at your next gathering with friends and family. 

Everything is better topped on a slice of bread…Am I right?

 

There’s such a toast craze goin on right now…you’ve got people topping crusty bread with smooshed avocado, the classic nut butter spreads, and hummus-veggie combos. People are eating toast for breakfast, lunch, and dinner these days as well! It really is like toast is the new black skinny jean. It literally goes well with everything! And everything looks better on it!

 

 

This combo of sweet and juicy pomegranate jewels pairs so much better with slices of basil than I ever could have imagined! I mean, I love pomegranate on its own and I love basil on its own. But I would have never thought this combo would have turned out as well as it did! I was trying to come up with a tasty recipe for you guys…something different than anything I’ve created so far, and wanted to include the festive pomegranate. Literally my thought process was…bruschetta is always good, bruschetta has tomatoes, tomatoes are red, pomegranates are also red…it’s gotta be worth a try, right?  

 

 

Now you have my secret to coming up with recipes. It’s crazy how often I decide on recipe combos based on color! 

 

But, you will be happy to know that this bruschetta is MIND BLOWING! The pomegranate pairs so well with slivers of basil, a pinch of salt, squeeze of half a lemon, stacked on top of a crusty slice of baguette, and topped with a drizzle of balsamic glaze. It’s a crunchy bite you’re gonna keep on taking! 

 

 

This recipe is perfect for…

A quick appetizer when you only have time to stop by the store on the way to your friend’s weekly board game night. 

A fancy dinner date with that couple you and your spouse are “dating” to see if they’ll make the cut as close friends. 

A girl’s night paired with a fierce red blend wine. 

A random night of the week when you’re wanting to put on your fancy pants and and make a romantic dinner. 

 

 

Basically, there’s not a bad time to whip up this -uper quick and simple appetizer that will WOW everyone who takes a bite! 

It’s visually appealing, ready it under 5 mins, and will hit all the senses! 

If you make this delicious appetizer, I’d love to hear about it! Just add #steel&chiffon to your photo on Instagram. And don’t forget to Pin this recipe to save for later! 

 

Pomegranate Bruschetta
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 loaf of Multigrain French Baguette
  2. 1 pomegranate
  3. 4 leaves of fresh basil
  4. juice of 1/2 lemon
  5. pinch of salt
  6. balsamic glaze
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place entire baguette in oven and toast while making bruschetta.
  3. Deseed your pomegranate and place seeds in a small bowl.
  4. Julienne the fresh basil and stir in with the pomegranate seeds.
  5. Squeeze lemon juice into bowl and sprinkle salt on top.
  6. Stir together to combine.
  7. Next, take your baguette out of the oven. It should be toasted on the outside.
  8. Slice at an angle all the way down the baguette.
  9. Top each slice with a spoonful of bruschetta and drizzle balsamic glaze on top.
  10. Enjoy!
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