Bruschetta with Swiss Chard, Pine Nuts and Currants
By Melissa's Corporate Chefs


1/4 cup Currants
4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 cloves Organic Garlic, *roasted and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons Pine Nuts toasted
8 slices Crusty French Bread (3 x 3 x 1/2 inch)


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Heat 3 tablespoons oil in heavy large pot over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté‚ until fragrant and pale golden, about 1 minute.

Add Swiss chard and sauté‚ until chard is wilted and tender, about 5 minutes.

Mix in pine nuts and currants.

Season mixture to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.

Arrange bread in single layer on baking sheet. Bake bread until golden, about 5 minutes.

Brush remaining 1 tablespoon oil over bread slices.

Top with warm chard mixture, dividing equally.

Arrange on platter and serve.

*Roasted Garlic Tip

Servings: 4