Italian BruschettaSuggusted Wine: Beaujolais
1 Pint Santa Sweets, cut in half
2 Celery ribs, diced
1⁄2 Cup black pitted olives, sliced
1⁄4 Cup minced parsley
1 Small clove garlic, peeled and minced
1⁄3 Sweet onion, finely minced
1 Tablespoon virgin olive oil
1⁄2 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
20 Slices crusty bread, 3⁄4 inch thick
Combine all ingredients, except the bread, in a large bowl. Let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes.
Serve over grilled bread slices.
Makes 10 servings.