Black magic toast with orange pepper salsa

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8 min


25 rounds

* PLUS Baking Time: 8 minutes
Black magic toast with orange pepper salsa

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  • 2 orange bell peppers , finely chopped
  • 2 green onions , thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup shredded fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 baguette , sliced into thin rounds
  • 1/2 227-g container tapenade


  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Place peppers, onions and basil in a medium bowl. Drizzle with vinegar and oil. Toss to evenly coat. Place baguette rounds on a baking sheet. Toast in oven until edges are golden, 4 minutes per side. If making ahead, cool, then store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days. To serve, spread rounds with tapenade, then spoon salsa overtop.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 33,
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.5 g,
  • Fat
  • 2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 138 mg.

This is a Halloween take on bruschetta. Black olive tapenade, a store-bought thick olive paste, is spread on crunchy toast and contrasts strikingly with a vibrant orange pepper salsa.