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Zucchini Feta Bruschetta Recipe

Zucchini Feta Bruschetta Recipe

I make this bruschetta with tomatoes, zucchini, garlic and basil fresh from the garden," says Tootie Ann Webber of East Tawas, Michigan. "I took it to a family get-together, and everybody loved it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini, finely chopped
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 4 to 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced Italian bread
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup butter, softened

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the tomato, zucchini, onions, basil and garlic. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper. Pour over tomato mixture and toss to coat. Stir in cheese. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Cut bread into 18 slices; spread butter on both sides. In a large skillet or griddle, toast bread on both sides or until lightly browned. Cut each slice in half; use a slotted spoon to top each with tomato mixture. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 59 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer