Caramelized Onion and Shrimp Bruschetta

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Caramelized onion and golden raisins add sweet balance to shrimp in this easy bruschetta. It can be assembled in just a few minutes if you make the onion spread ahead of time. For a vegetarian option, serve topped with crumbled feta.

Caramelized Onion and Shrimp Bruschetta
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 80 minutes (50 minutes prep)

  • 1/2 cup golden raisins

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 4 cups chopped yellow onions

  • 2 tablespoons capers , rinsed and chopped

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 24 thin slices baguette , toasted

  • 24 peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (26-30 per pound)

  1. Place raisins in a small bowl and cover with boiling water; set aside for 30 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until the onions are softened and beginning to color, 5 to 10 minutes. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the onions are golden brown, 15 to 25 minutes more.

  3. Drain and chop the raisins; add to the onions along with capers, dill, pepper and salt. Cook uncovered, stirring, for 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and let cool for at least 30 minutes.

  4. Top each slice of bread with 1 tablespoon onion spread and 1 shrimp.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size
1 bruschetta
8 g
2 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
4 g
26 mg
Dietary Fiber
1 g
95 mg
100 mg
2 dozen bruschetta
1/2 starch
1/2 fat

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