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Festive Bruschetta

Festive Bruschetta


Toasted baguette slices topped with a whipped blue & cream cheese base, slivers of Wagyu Denver Steak and marinated chopped baby tomatoes. A delicious party canapé.

  • Serves: 6-8 |
    6-8 servings
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  • Prep Time : 20 mins |
  • Cook Time : 6 mins
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Whipped Blue Cheese

250 g cream cheese, room temperature
100 g blue cheese
a squeeze of lemon juice
salt and pepper


1 baguette, sliced into 2 cm slices
½ C (125 ml) extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
salt and pepper

Marinated Tomatoes

200 g baby tomatoes, finely chopped
2 Tbsp (30 ml) chopped chives
remaining oil and garlic from the bruschetta
salt and pepper


olive oil
2 x 200 g Wagyu Denver Steaks
sea salt

To Serve

4-5 chives, finely chopped
microgreens (optional)

Place the cream cheese and blue cheese into a bowl and whisk with an electric whisk until combined and fluffy. Add the lemon juice and season to taste, then whisk again. Cover and set aside.

Turn the oven grill on.

Lay the baguette slices on a baking tray. Mix the olive oil with the chopped garlic and brush both sides of the slices with a pastry brush. Grill the baguette slices on both sides until golden, then set aside.

Marinated Tomatoes

Pour the remaining garlic oil from brushing the bruschetta over the chopped tomatoes; add the chives and mix to combine. Season to taste then set aside.

Festive Bruschetta 

Set a large cast iron pan over medium-high heat to preheat. Carefully lay the Wagyu Denver Steaks into the hot pan and cook for one minute a side for 8-10 minutes. At the 8 minute mark, use a digital thermometer to check the internal temperature. You are aiming for 50-52 ºC. The steak will continue to rise in temperature as it rests, leaving you with a perfect medium rare (55-60 ºC). Let the steaks rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.

To Serve

Give each slice of baguette a smear of cream cheese mix. Top with 2 slices of steak, then add a little tomato mix. Garnish with a sprinkle of chives and micro greens if using. Give a final seasoning with salt and cracked black pepper and serve.

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