Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
- 5 maple-flavored bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1/2 cup finely chopped seeded tomato
- 1/2 cup finely chopped leaf lettuce
- 1/2 cup prepared pesto, divided
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 loaf (10-1/2 ounces) French bread baguette
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- In a large bowl, combine the bacon, tomato, lettuce, 2 tablespoons pesto, basil, salt and pepper; set aside.
- Cut baguette into 36 slices; place on ungreased baking sheets. Brush with oil.
- Bake at 400° for 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Spread with remaining pesto; top each slice with 2 teaspoons bacon mixture.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 69 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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Jan 4, 2018
Great bruschetta! I used dried basil instead of fresh. I did use maple bacon but I suspect regular would be just as fine if maple is not available.
Dec 2, 2011
Easy to make and delicious!
Nov 8, 2011
This has a great balance of flavors. I like the bacon and tomato's compliment to the pesto. This is easy and flavorful.
Aug 9, 2011
East and excellent! Great mini meal or appetizer.