Satisfying asparagus, mushroom bruschetta
Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients Small Italian loaf, 8 slices Ricotta cheese to spread 1 tbsp olive oil 8 fresh asparagus spears, sliced 8 mushrooms, finely sliced
1⁄2 red onion, finely sliced Freshly ground black pepper
1⁄4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
Toast Italian loaf slices. While warm, spread each slice with ricotta cheese. In a frying pan, heat olive oil. Add asparagus and mushrooms. Saute for 3-4 minutes or until asparagus is just crisp. Add onion and black pepper. Cook for a further minute. Place two bread slices on four individual serving plates. Top slices with asparagus mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Place under a hot grill for 3 minutes. Serve with a fresh green side salad.