Tomato Basil Bruschetta - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program

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Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Servings:Makes 16 servingsServing Size:1/2 inch slice
Tomato

Ingredients:

  • 3 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced and coarsely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 pound loaf, whole wheat French bread, cut into ½ inch slices

Directions:

  • Combine tomatoes, onions, garlic, red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil, basil, oregano, salt and pepper; set aside.
  • Preheat broiler of oven.
  • Lightly brush both sides of bread slices with remaining olive oil and arrange on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Place three to four inches from the broiler and heat slices for two to three minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Top each slice with tomato mixture, using a slotted spoon and serve.
Source: Plate it up! Kentucky Proud Project.

140 calories; 5g fat;  1g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 250mg sodium; 19g carbohydrate; 3g fiber; 0g sugar; 4g protein.