Best Bacon Bruschetta Recipe

Publisher Photo

Best Bacon Bruschetta Recipe

Be the first to add a review
Publisher Photo
Here’s my twist on the traditional BLT sandwich. I tossed in fresh basil, feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette. The small size makes it easy for guests to munch while they mingle.
MAKES:
32 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
32 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips, chopped
  • 4 ciabatta rolls
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 16 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette

Directions

In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
Split rolls in half; cut each half into quarters. Lightly brush both sides with oil. Place in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, salt and pepper.
Top each piece of toasted bread with bacon, tomato mixture, cheese and basil; drizzle with vinaigrette. Serve immediately. Yield: 32 appetizers.
Originally published as Best Bacon Bruschetta in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2013, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 71 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 171mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

  • 6 bacon strips, chopped
  • 4 ciabatta rolls
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 16 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. Split rolls in half; cut each half into quarters. Lightly brush both sides with oil. Place in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  4. Top each piece of toasted bread with bacon, tomato mixture, cheese and basil; drizzle with vinaigrette. Serve immediately. Yield: 32 appetizers.
Originally published as Best Bacon Bruschetta in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2013, p22

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forBest Bacon Bruschetta

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review