Mexican Salsa with Bread

Mexican Salsa with Bread

Mexican Salsa with Bread
Think of bruschetta bread with a Mexican twist. That's what you're basically getting with this great offering that'll have you breaking bread more often than not. It has all the fixins' with a phenomenal taste.
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6 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 loaf French bread, sliced in half
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 (16 oz.) jar mild salsa
  • 1 1/2 cup Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 1 1/2 tsp. fresh limejuice
  • 2 tsp. fresh cilantro, finely snipped
  • 2 tsp. scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. celery salt
  • Salt

  • Methods/steps
    1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    2. Lay sliced French bread cut side up onto a baking sheet.
    3. In a small bowl combine oil, cumin, and garlic powder and stir.
    4. Brush the seasoned oil mixture onto the cut side of both bread halves with a pastry brush. Spread salsa evenly on top of bread halves. Sprinkle the halves with the Mexican cheese and top with crumbled Parmesan cheese. Place into 425 degrees oven.
    5. Bake 8 to 12 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bread is good and crusty.
    6. While the bread is baking, prepare the relish.
    7. In a medium size bowl, mix avocados, limejuice, cilantro, scallions, garlic, celery salt, and salt to taste and set aside.
    8. Remove the bread from the oven. Allow cooling a few minutes.
    9. Using a serrated knife, slice bread halves across into 2-inch strips.
    10. To serve put salsa bread strips on a nice plate or platter with avocado relish in a separate bowl.
    Additional Tips
    Ready in 35 min

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