PEI Lobster Bruschetta

Servings: 6


  • 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


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.


*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?

Whistling on the boat is considered bad luck.

True – Whistling Is Bad Luck

The origins of this superstition are lost in time, but whistling is generally considered to bring bad luck. Some people think that whistling bring stronger winds that can be hazardous to fishers and damage traps and equipment.