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In-a-Snap Bruschetta

 In-a-Snap Bruschetta
This simple yet elegant finger food looks like you fussed, but it's really easy to make!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
15 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups finely chopped Roma tomatoes, seeds removed or 1 can (28 ounces) petite diced tomatoes, well drained
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tub (8 ounces) cream cheese with herbs
  • 1 baguette, sliced 1/4 inch thick, brushed with olive oil and toasted
  • Italian parsley leaves or minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • In a large bowl, mash the garlic and salt into a paste. Add the
  • tomatoes, pesto, cheese, oil, sugar and pepper.
  • Spread cream cheese on each baguette slice; top with bruschetta
  • mixture. Garnish with parsley. Yield: 30-35 appetizers.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 109 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 243 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.