Artichoke and Black Garlic Bruschetta
2/3 cup of antipasti artichokes (drained).
1 flame roasted red pepper from a jar (drained and seeds removed)
3 cloves of peeled black garlic (plus one extra to rub into the bread)
1 teaspoon of tomato puree
2 thin slices of hot red chile pepper
The juice of half a lemon
2 tablespoons of olive oil
Salt and black pepper
Small handful of fresh parsley
Small French loaf
Place the ingredients (with the exception of the olive oil) into a blender. Blend together. Blend in the olive oil to the consistency of your choice. Season with salt and black pepper. Warm the French bread. Cut into slices. Drizzle over some extra virgin olive oil and rub a clove of black garlic all over the slices. Put the artichoke and black garlic paste on top. Scatter with fresh basil leaves.
Source: Black Garlic, Inc.
Analyzed to serve 8. Calories 130, Total Fat 4.5g, Saturated Fat 0.5g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 190mg, Total Carbohydrate 19g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 1g, Protein 4g, Vitamin C 20%, 617 mg Potassium.