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Feta Bruschetta Recipe

Feta Bruschetta Recipe

You won't believe the compliments you'll receive when you greet guests with these warm appetizers. Every crispy bite offers the savory tastes of feta cheese, tomatoes, basil and garlic. They're terrific for holiday parties or most any gathering. —Stacey Rinehart, Eugene, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 10 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 1 package (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine butter and oil; brush onto both sides of bread. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  • 2. Combine the feta cheese, garlic and basil; sprinkle over toast. Top with tomato. Bake 8-10 minutes longer or until heated through. Serve warm. Yield: 10 appetizers.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 296 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 547mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein .

Reviews for Feta Bruschetta

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rena 55 250562
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2016

"Love feta and bread...so this is a wonderful and easy combination for a quick and very tasty appetizer!"

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Iamrebekahrose 250214
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2016

"Much yummier if you add some balsamic vinegar!"

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Betjaj 249379
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2016

"I made a double batch of the bruschetta. The recipe stated 2-3 cloves of garlic. In doubling the recipe, I used 5, splitting the difference. I considered saut?ing the garlic in the butter/olive oil to infuse the garlic flavor but didn't. We all felt,although good, it lacked a garlic flavor. It was an easy fix by sprinkling a bit of garlic salt on each piece. Absolutely yummy! I also felt slicing the baguette in one inch slices it was a bit thick. Next time, I think I'll make then 3/4 of an inch. All in all, definitely a keeper and plan on making them again soon. Thank you, Stacey, for a great recipe."

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mamaang26 248420
Reviewed May. 19, 2016

"This was so delicious! The combination of buttery and crispy with the bread was a hit for me. It was a little messy but my 8 year old daughter and I loved it! Definitely will make again."

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misscoffeepot 243567
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2016

"this is amazing. Everytime I make it-I am asked for the recipe. It is adictive! I could nearly make the whole meal just eating this"

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DebbieT 241484
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2016

"Excellent and so easy. A little strong on the garlic but good if you like that."

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vj221979 227077
Reviewed May. 28, 2015

"Love it! Next time I will double the cheese mixture though."

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erincaye 38118
Reviewed May. 10, 2014

"I love this recipe and these things never last. I have made this both the original way, and with a couple changes - you can't lose. Instead of fresh tomatoes, I've used canned diced tomatoes seasoned with rosemary, well drained. It's best to eat these fresh from the oven and not let them cool at all, so put these in just as guests arrive."

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alanpatrick 113999
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2013

"Interesting and easy to make. I will give it a try these Christmas."

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angieherzberger 90089
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2013

"I have made it many times; great for parties, everyone loves it. Tonight I made it because I'm trying to use up garden tomatoes. So delicious!"

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sd20 74753
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

"Very good and easy to make! I didn't bake it as long as directed only because of my family's personal preference! :-)"

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sd20 39111
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

"Very good and easy to make! The only thing I did different is not to bake as long as directed. My family doesn't like it to crispy! Just their preference! :-)"

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Mandy06 204577
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2013

"excellent"

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spakos 81593
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2012

"This recipe is quick and simple. At first while mixing, I thought it would be dry so I added a bit of extra mayo. But I didnt' need to do that. So I recommend making it just as it says. I added some chopped pitted black olives and they looked and tasted great. Everyone loved them."

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shyD 82180
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2012

"This was an excellent all-around recipe. 5 thumbs up!"

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MaikoEmi 39094
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2012

"It did need some sea salt and cracked pepper.   Oops."

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MaikoEmi 90087
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2012

"I actually made a dip out of this, without the butter and french bread. Nothing cooked. Then I cut up and baked some pita drizzled with olive oil, about 5-7 minutes at 400 degrees. Super yummy!"

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kerrynjames 93201
Reviewed May. 19, 2012

"We enjoyed these. They seemed a little dry, but a drizzle of balsamic vinegar worked wonders!"

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umyaznemo 57225
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2011

"Nice, light, and easy."

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mamasweetrolls 32792
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2011

"I have made this the past 2 Christmases plus for new years, and ALWAYs get requests for the recipe or to make it again. This recipe I will keep....I also add a little Fontina cheese with it to make it a little more gormet."

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jsousa 57224
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2011

"had people over these went in a flash, great recipe would make it again for sure"

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uut4690 204576
Reviewed May. 28, 2011

"Absolutely delicious and easy."

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JAMurray98 93200
Reviewed May. 7, 2011

"I have made this recipie many times and would not mind making it every day.It is quick, easy, fun, and yummy!"

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Kelli F. 74752
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"This is yummy! Great with fresh tomatoes from the garden."

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Stacey4 32791
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2011

"My friend brought these to my new years party. They were very good; light and fresh tasting."

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beltza 39093
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2010

"I make this all the time. It is loved by all!"

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vexcav 51478
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2010

"Loved this recipe. I tried substituting a "quark" cheese in place of feta for a change and it was great. "Quark" is an amish cheese, light tasting and worked fine in this recipe."

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oeg1kallee 204575
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2010

"this is amazing flavor- we love it! easy to serve for small or large parties-"

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annalisa_harmon 33954
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2010

"This is yummy!"

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texasfun 204574
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2009

"Was a real crowd pleaser. My family loved it, and has been asking for this again."

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jmommy62306 51402
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2009

"I'm going to have to make this! It looks delicious."

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sarah0505 33072
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2009

"This is a winner! So delicious, and as my neighbor said after trying it, "restaurant quality"."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer