Introduction: Savory Pumpkin Bruschetta
In this Instructable, I will demonstrate how to make a delicious easy bruschetta with homemade crostini exploding with flavor. This dish is perfect for parties and get-together's.
- Pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
- Lemon Juice
- Goat Cheese
- Fresh Pumpkin
Step 1: Wash a Pie Pumpkin Thoroughly.
Step 2: Cutting Your Pumpkin
Cut your pumpkin on both sides and scoop out the seeds and goop with a spoon. You can save the seeds for later for roasting if you would like.
Step 3: The Bacon
Cook the bacon per package instructions.
Step 4: Pumpkin Cubes
Cut the pumpkin into cubes.
Step 5: The Crostini Butter
Fold Rosemary and nutmeg into butter that is room temperature.
Step 6: The Walnuts
Chop 1 cup of walnuts.
Step 7: Buttering the Crostini
Add Rosemary butter to top and bottom of crostini. Be generous!
Step 8: Roasting the Pumpkin
Add diced pumpkin in roasting pan and cover with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and cook for 20-30 minutes.
Step 9: Cooking the Crunch
Add walnuts, 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds, chopped bacon, Rosemary butter, olive oil, cayenne pepper, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a pan and simmer on medium heat until browned crunchy. Set aside to cool.
Step 10: Making the Crostini
Add crostini to pan at medium heat and brown on both sides.
Step 11: Putting It All Together
Add roasted pumpkin, crunch, goat cheese, and dash of lemon together. Mix carefully and add to crostini.