Short & Simple

Napoleon bruschetta promises to be a big hit at holiday parties


Published:

 Bill Osborn, of Dylan’s Raw Bar & Grille in Grosse Pointe Park, offers this recipe as a simple and delicious addition to holiday party hors d’oeuvres.

>Napoleon Bruschetta

(Serves 10; 20-24 pieces)

1 loaf French baguette
1 1/2 pound sliced smoked salmon
1 pound thinly sliced dill Havarti
cheese
1 small can sliced black olives
1 small jar large capers
1-2 lemons for zest

> Napoleon Sauce

(Prepare first)

1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup prepared horseradish
1/8 cup finely chopped chives
1/4 cup fresh chopped dill
1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
1 hard boiled egg, finely minced
Blend all ingredients until smooth. Chill 1/2 hour before serving. If possible, put the sauce in a squeeze bottle or pastry bag to decorate the bruschetta pieces.

Bruschetta Assembly:

1. Brush French baguette with olive oil.
2. Ribbon the smoked salmon on top of the oiled bread; place on a cooking sheet.
3. Place the thinly sliced dill Havarti on top of the smoked salmon and bread.
4. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven until Havarti is nicely melted (about 6-8 minutes).
5. Remove from oven and arrange on a platter.
6. Top each piece with 3 black olives.
7. Place an individual caper in the middle of each olive.
8. Ribbon the Napoleon sauce around the olive/caper.
9. Shave lemon zest on top of the bruschetta and serve.

Total prep time: 40 minutes.

Edit Module
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Content

Cocktail Recipe: Toddy Incarnata

Shared Plates: November 2018 Winner

Recipe: Apple Cider Mill Donut Bread Pudding

Food Recipe: Barbecue Mac & Cheese

Vast Kitchen and Bar executive chef, Jordan Gillis, upgrades the comfort staple

Cocktail Recipe: Casa del Cider

Shared Plates: October 2018 Winner

Recipe: Apple Pie Overnight Oats
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Best Dressed 2018
    Pulling back the curtain on this year’s selection of the region’s most stylish denizens
  2. Keeping Up with Sheefy McFly
    The multitalented visual artist and musician is ubiquitous in the Motor City
  3. Gathering Spot
    Eastern Market restaurant finds its groove after a rocky beginning
  4. Excellence in Care: Beaumont Health
    Hour Detroit presented Beaumont Health with an Excellence in Care Award for this extraordinary...
  5. Food Recipe: Barbecue Mac & Cheese
    Vast Kitchen and Bar executive chef, Jordan Gillis, upgrades the comfort staple
  6. Sanctuary for the Senses
    Castalia in Midtown offers a cocktail experience unlike any other
  7. Excellence in Care: St. Joseph Mercy Health
    Hour Detroit presented St. Joseph Mercy Health with an Excellence in Care Award for this...
  8. Deeply Rooted
    Influenced by their ancestors, Native American artists celebrate indigenous culture through...
  9. The Sincere Storyteller
    Broadway fans will soon learn, playwright Dominique Morisseau’s work is unapologetically Detroit
  10. God-Given Talent
    A local choir sings its way to live television