Creole Canapes

Oxmoor House
about 1 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

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1 cup minced lean ham
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 medium tomato, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped
1 medium-size green pepper, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Dash of red pepper
8 slices bread
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

Sauté ham, onion, and garlic in 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet for 3 minutes. Add tomato, green pepper, salt, and pepper; cook over medium heat for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Remove crust from each slice of bread, and cut each slice into 1- x 3-inch strips. Brush bread strips with melted butter. Place on ungreased baking sheet, and lightly toast.

Spread ham mixture over bread strips; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Created date

February 2010