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Basil Cream Cheese Bruschetta Recipe
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Basil Cream Cheese Bruschetta Recipe

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This appealing appetizer takes classic bruschetta to new heights. Instead of olive oil, these savory treats are spread with reduced-fat cream cheese, then topped with tomato, green onion and ripe olives.—Michelle Wentz, Fort Polk, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 81 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.

Directions

  1. Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 6-8 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the tomato, onion and olives; set aside.
  2. Combine cream cheese and basil; spread over the untoasted side of bread. Broil 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and edges are golden brown. Top with tomato mixture. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Basil Cream Cheese Bruschetta in Taste of Home April/May 2006, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 81 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.

Reviews for Basil Cream Cheese Bruschetta(5)

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Reviewed Apr. 13, 2014

Delicious and different bruschetta, I will definitely be making this again.

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Reviewed Apr. 7, 2012

Love!! Very easy to make and is delicious!

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Reviewed Jan. 16, 2012

Loved this recipe.

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2010

Bruschetta is one of my favorite appetizers to serve at parties, and I've tried several different recipes, and this one is one of my favorites and a favorite amongst our friends who have tried all my different recipes. It IS best warm, and I love the fresh basil. Definitely recommend this recipe.

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2010

Easy and impressive appetizer. Best when warm but delicious anytime!

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