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Tomato Baguette Pizza

 Tomato Baguette Pizza
When my tomatoes conspire to ripen all at once, I use them up in simple recipes like this one. Cheesy baguette pizzas, served with a salad, make an ideal lunch. —Lorraine Caland, Thunder Bay, Ontario
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 French bread baguette (10-1/2 ounces), halved lengthwise
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves, divided
  • 3 medium tomatoes, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°. In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and
  • onions in oil until tender. Add garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and
  • pepper; cook 1 minute.
  • Place baguette halves on a baking sheet; sprinkle with 3/4 cup
  • cheese. Top with 1/2 cup basil, mushroom mixture, tomatoes and
  • remaining cheese.
  • Bake 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining
  • basil. Cut each portion into three slices. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 341 calories,

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Tomato Baguette Pizza (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 534 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 14 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.