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Cilantro Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Cilantro Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

“This is an easy, tasty appetizer that all of my family and friends love,” Lisa Kane promises from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “The ingredients meld together for a great-tasting hors d’oeuvre that goes well with many different main dishes.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Place bread slices on ungreased baking sheets; brush with 1/4 cup oil. Bake until golden brown, 10-12 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar and remaining oil. Stir in tomatoes, onion, cilantro, salt and pepper.
  • 3. To serve, spoon scant 1 tablespoon tomato mixture onto each slice of bread. Top with cheese. Yield: about 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 98 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 147mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Cilantro Tomato Bruschetta

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rmaxrandy User ID: 7724374 158357
Reviewed May. 30, 2014

"Love love love we will do this again"

jbrough1984 User ID: 6603755 156038
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2012

"Supper simple to make & tasted great. I had no leftovers :("

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 158745
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2012

"Delicious flavor from the balsamic vinegar and very simple to prepare."

germanycook User ID: 6411056 78856
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2012

"Yummy! I didn't add the onion, and added abit more vinegar and salt, and served it on baguette with olives baked in it. So fresh and summery...."

MommyS User ID: 5146313 137643
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2010


sandbert User ID: 4692066 78854
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2010

"A great recipe: I added a little garlic butter to the bread, Yum - O


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