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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


  • 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


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

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yadavniv User ID: 7450330 147568
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2013


3533550 User ID: 6663947 146764
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2012


meganann1188 User ID: 5324563 208496
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2011

"I made this recipe to be an appetizer for a romantic dinner with my boyfriend. It went wonderful with chicken Alfredo, he told me he couldn't wait to have it again!"

GargAkhil User ID: 6453627 147565
Reviewed May. 14, 2011 Edited Apr. 13, 2012

"This is nice recipe i will try again"

chemicalmarty User ID: 5850169 94241
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2011

"the tipic italian "bruschetta""

PrincessPeanut User ID: 1390548 147131
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2010

"I make this all the time and it is utterly delicious. We grow plum tomatoes in the summer specifically for this. It's a delicious little nosh while waiting for supper. A tiny pinch of sugar makes the tomatoes pop."

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