Asparagus Bruschetta

Asparagus Bruschetta

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Some ingredients like asparagus and parsley are rarely used in indian cuisine, so making interesting sandwiches like the asparagus bruschetta would ensure that such healthy greens are included in our diet—and in a tasty way too. Flavoured simply with paprika, this open sandwich brings scents of italy to your dining table. !

Asparagus Bruschetta recipe - How to make Asparagus Bruschetta

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking time:  10 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)   Total Time:     Makes 4 bruschettas
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Ingredients

4 baguette slices
24 spears asparagus , cut 50 mm (2”) long , blanched
1 tsp chopped parsley
2 tbsp grated mozzrella cheese
1 tsp butter
a pinch of dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Mix together the butter and parsley and apply the mixture on one side of each of the 4 slices.
  2. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (350°f) for 2 minutes till each is lightly toasted.
  3. Arrange 6 asparagus spears on each slice, top with the grated cheese and paprika and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (350°f) for 3 to 4 minutes till the cheese melts.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per bruschetta
Energy57 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates9.4 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol1.4 mg
Vitamin A38.9 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C2.5 mg
Folic Acid19.6 mcg
Calcium26.5 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium46.1 mg
Potassium89.3 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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