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Garden-Fresh Bruschetta Recipe

Garden-Fresh Bruschetta Recipe

This easy-to-fix bruschetta can be served as an appetizer or as a colorful side dish. —Rachel Garcia, Fort Knox, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved
  • 14 slices French bread (3/4 inch thick)
  • 4 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • 1. Rub cut side of garlic over one side of each slice of bread. Place bread garlic side down on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, oil, minced basil, salt and pepper; spoon about 2 tablespoons onto each piece of toast. Top each with a basil leaf. Yield: 14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 203 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 436 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.