Greek Style Bruschetta
Recipe Type: Appetizer
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Greek twist on an Italian favorite. Adapted from BBCGOODFOOD.COM also found on
  • 3 cans butter beans or great northern beans
  • 3 T. Greek extra virgin olive oil , plus more to serve
  • 1 Spanish onion , finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 2 T. tomato purée
  • 2 C. ripe tomatoes , skins removed, roughly chopped
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1 t. dried oregano
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • 2 T. chopped flat-leaf parsley , plus extra to serve
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat oven to 350 F
  2. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan on medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes. When garlic is soft add onion. Add a dash of salt and pepper to the mix. After 5 -10 minutes the onions should be soft and slightly brown. At this point, add the tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, sugar, oregano, cinnamon and parsley. Mix together and let simmer in the pan for 5 minutes.
  3. Put the bean mixture in an oven safe pan and bake for 1 hour. After an hour, remove from oven, allow to cool and sprinkle with parsley.
  4. This dish can be served hot or at room temperature. Slice your favorite sourdough bread, drizzle with olive oil and top with a spoonful of the bean dish.
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