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Best Bacon Bruschetta

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.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    32 appetizers

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 15x10x1-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.
Nutrition 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.

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