Enjoy this tasty Brushetta Spread that is made with red bell peppers and kalamatta olives, perfect for an appetizer to have on hand for an Italian inspired dinner.
Original Sicilian Pasta Co. Brushetta Spread
This was a recipe I received many years ago by the owner of the this resturant. He wanted to preserve these recipes. This is one of those that collection. Brushetta Spread is definately a recipe that you want to keep in mind when planning a party, brushetta spread makes for a wonderful appetizer. Fresh vegetables spread over a crispy piece of toasted bread is something you don't want to miss. In the 70-80's I owned a chain of restaurants in the Los Angeles area called The Original Sicilian Pizza Company. I have since sold the restaurants and the last one closed in 1988. These are some of the recipes that I had on my menu.
Original Sicilian Pasta Co. Bruschetta Spread
- 12 Red Bell Peppers -- Peeled And Seeded
- 2 cup Kalamata Olives -- Pitted And Chopped
- 4 tablespoon Olive Oil
- Fresh Ground Black Pepper to Taste
Roast, peel, seed and chop the bell peppers. Combine the roasted bell peppers, olives, olive oil, and pepper in a bowl. Stir and allow to rest for at least 15 minutes for the flavors to blend. NOTES : Options. Add a few cloves of crushed garlic, or some fresh chopped rosemary to the spread. Soak olives in olive oil to remove some of the salty taste. The Olive oil can then be used in salad dressing.