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In-a-Snap Bruschetta Recipe

In-a-Snap Bruschetta Recipe

This simple yet elegant finger food looks like you fussed, but it's really easy to make!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:15 servings

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

  • 1. In a large bowl, mash the garlic and salt into a paste. Add the tomatoes, pesto, cheese, oil, sugar and pepper.
  • 2. 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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.