An assortment of festive canapes.
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  • 1 Dec

    Recipe: Pea, mint and ham bruschetta

    Looking for Christmas party food that everyone will devour?

    Try our easy Christmas canapés recipes and Christmas nibbles for the best Christmas party food.

    These bruschettas are perfect for an antipasti or a light lunch and very simple to put together.

    Serves: 12
    Preparation time: 45 minutes

     

    An assortment of festive canapes.
    Ingredients
    • 12 slices of ciabatta (2cm thick)
    • 150g frozen peas (defrosted)
    • 115g mascarpone cheese
    • ½ lemon, zest and juice

     

     

    • 1 clove of garlic, minced
    • 1 bunch of fresh mint
    • 100g shredded ham hock
    Method
    1. Place the peas, lemon juice and zest, garlic and fresh mint into a food processor and blend until smooth. Empty into a mixing bowl and add the mascarpone cheese and some salt and pepper. Mix well and place into a fridge for 30 minutes to firm up.
    2. Place a large frying pan on a medium heat and toast the bread off in batches. Once the bread has cooled, top with the pea and mascarpone puree, followed by a little ham.