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Sweet & Savory Bruschetta Recipe

Sweet & Savory Bruschetta Recipe

Brought to you by Johnsonville® Sausage
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) Johnsonville® Breakfast Sausage Patties
  • 2 small Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 4 large fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 French baguette, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 8 slices of fresh mozzarella, cut in half

Directions

  • 1. On a cutting board, cut each raw sausage patty in half and re-form into 16 mini patties.
  • 2. In a nonstick skillet, over medium heat, cook sausage patties for 6-8 minutes, or until cooked through and browned, turning often. Remove to a plate and keep warm. In a bowl, combine tomato, pineapple, strawberries, basil, mint and syrup; set aside.
  • 3. Place oven rack in the top third section of oven; set to broil.
  • 4. On a baking sheet, place 16 slices of bread, brush lightly on one side with olive oil and place oiled side down. Broil for 1-2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 5. Using tongs, flip bread slices. Place 1 piece of mozzarella on each bread slice. Return to oven; broil for 1 minute longer.
  • 6. Transfer to a serving plate. Top each with a cooked sausage patty.
  • 7. Spoon 1 tablespoon of fruit mixture onto each patty and serve. Yield: 16 servings.