Baked Crostini with Wild Blueberries

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Ingredients for 12 crostini (4 servings):
1 organic lemon
1/4 cup ((60 ml) apple juice
1 cup (250 ml) frozen wild blueberries
6 tbsp (90 ml) olive oil
12 slices of baguette
2 tbsp (30 ml) honey
3 tbsp (45 ml) white wine vinegar
1 lb (450 g) tomatoes
4 oz (115 g) fresh buffalo mozzarella
4–5 sprigs basil

You will also need:
Parchment paper
Baking sheet


  1. Preheat oven to 230° C (450° F) on the grill setting. Zest and juice washed lemon.  In a small pot, combine apple juice, wild blueberries and half of the lemon zest and simmer at medium heat for around 5 minutes.  Transfer the mixture to a shallow dish and cool.
  2. In the meantime, heat 3 tbsp of oil in a pan. Fry slices of bread in the pan for 2-3 minutes on both sides.  Remove from pan and set on paper towels.
  3. In a small pot, combine honey, vinegar, lemon juice and remaining lemon zest and reduce at medium heat for around 2 minutes. Wash and dice tomatoes and blend with the honey-vinegar mixture.  Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Arrange sliced bread on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Top bread with marinated tomatoes and mozzarella.  Grill for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Wash and dry basil. Arrange crostini on a platter. Sprinkle wild blueberries on baked crostini and garnish with basil.  Serve with remaining wild blueberries.


Per serving (3 crostini):
Calories: 450
Protein: 15 g
Fat: 21 g
Carbohydrates: 47 g   

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