PEI Lobster Bruschetta

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 each Baguette
  • 3 tbsp Olive or Canola Oil
  • Salt & Black Pepper- to taste
  • 1 (1.25 lb) PEI Lobster, cooked & meat chopped*
  • 1 cup Tomato, seeds removed & chopped (approx. 2 medium)
  • 1/2 Shallot, cut into rings
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Basil, finely sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Basil, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt & Black Pepper- to taste
  • Parmesan Cheese- to garnish

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to broil (500°F).
2. Cut ends off baguette. Cut baguette into thirds and then cut each piece in half lengthwise to yield 6 pieces.
3. Place baguette pieces onto a baking sheet and brush with olive oil. Season with salt & black pepper.
4. Bake baguettes for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
5. Place lobster meat, tomatoes, shallot rings, basil, garlic, and balsamic vinegar into a bowl. Season with salt & black pepper and toss gently to combine.
6. Top toasted baguettes with bruschetta mixture and garnish with parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Notes:

*One (1 ¼ lb.) lobster yields approximately 140 grams or 1 cup of cooked lobster meat.
– The bruschetta mixture can be made ahead and refrigerated to allow the flavours to develop.

Do You Know Lobster?

Lobsters have a pigment in their shells making the shell appear red.

Fact – Lobsters have a pigment in their shells making the shell appear red.

Lobsters have a pigment in their shells making the shell appear red.