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Refreshing Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Refreshing Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

“This recipe’s best with sun-warmed tomatoes and basil fresh from the garden,” says Greta Igl of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. “My husband and I love this so much, we can make a meal of it alone!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1 garlic clove, cut in half lengthwise
  • 3/4 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Brush 2 teaspoons oil over one side of each slice of bread; place bread on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 5-7 minutes or until lightly browned. Rub cut side of garlic over bread.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the tomato, basil, parsley, vinegar, salt, pepper and remaining oil. Spoon onto bread; serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 pieces equals 155 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.