Sweet Baby Broccoli Bruschetta

These hand-held snacks are easy to make, ideal starters at catered events or cocktail hours.
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Ingredients:

1 baguette, sliced into 24 rounds
1/2 C olive oil
24 oz. Ready-Set-Serve Sweet Baby Broccoli, steamed and chopped
2 C Markon First Crop Tomatoes, chopped
1/2 C Markon First Crop Basil, chopped
4 cloves, Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic, minced
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Arrange bread rounds on baking sheet. Brush oil over bread (using 1/4 cup total). Bake until browned (two to five minutes).
Mix chopped sweet baby broccoli, tomatoes, basil, garlic, salt, pepper, and remaining olive oil in mixing bowl.
Top each bread round with vegetable mixture and serve.

Ingredients:

1 bunch Markon First Crop Asparagus, steamed

1/4 C Markon First Crop Basil

2 T Markon First Crop Chervil

2 T C Ready-Set-Serve Lemon Juice

2 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic

1 tsp. lemon zest

1/4 tsp. cumin

1/4 tsp. coriander

1/4 C extra virgin olive oil

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

16 large shrimp, cleaned and threaded onto skewers to prevent curling

1 tsp. kosher salt

Olive oil + 2 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic, for poaching

Edible petals and micro greens for garnish

Instructions:

Slice tips off asparagus and reserve. Add basil, chervil, one cup steamed asparagus stalks, lemon juice, zest, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper flakes, and oil to a food processor and blend until chunky.

Heat oil and garlic until just bubbling. Add shrimp skewers so that shrimp is fully submerged. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until shrimp is opaque and cooked through. When shrimp are almost cooked, add asparagus tips. Remove all with a slotted spoon and drain on a wire rack.

To plate, arrange tips in a decorative manner. Place shrimp next to asparagus and ladle sauce on top of each one. Garnish with edible petals and micro greens.