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Two-Pepper Bruschetta

 Two-Pepper Bruschetta
In Idaho Falls, Idaho, Ramona McClung enjoys serving this for a light luncheon or late night snack. Her toasty, French bread bites are colorful and topped with tasty veggies and melted Parmesan cheese.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons seeded chopped tomato
  • 1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons chopped green onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh basil or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a small bowl, toss the first six ingredients. Place bread on an
  • ungreased baking sheet; broil 4-6 in. from heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn over; top with pepper mixture and sprinkle with Parmesan
  • cheese. Broil 2-3 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice (prepared with fat-free dressing) equals 196 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 530 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.