NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Ever have last-minute guests and need something quick to cook? Red and yellow peppers can help make the perfect appetizer.

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Grilled Pepper Bruschetta


1 red bell pepper

1 yellow pepper

2 oz red onion, finely chopped

2 oz ripped basil

6 cloves roasted garlic

2 oz extra virgin olive oil, divided

squeeze of lemon juice

salt and pepper

4 oz fresh mozzarella cheese

Italian round load bread, sliced about 1 inch thick and toasted


Lightly coat peppers in olive oil and grill on medium heat for char marks, remove, allow to cool and chop.

In a large bowl, mix peppers with onion, basil, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Lay cheese on top of toasted bread, and top with pepper mixture.

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