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Caesar Salsa Baguette Slices

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


32 appetizers

“I love throwing themed get-togethers. This appetizer was the hit of 'Mediterranean Night.' The fresh garden flavors in the tomatoey salsa are outstanding with a crusty, chewy baguette.“ —Jodie Gharbi, San Antonio, Texas


  • 2 cups chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh chervil or 1 tablespoon dried chervil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 loaf (10-1/2 ounces) French bread baguette, cut into 1/2-inch slices and toasted


  1. In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, chervil, cilantro, parsley, capers and hot pepper sauce.
  2. In another bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice, vinegar, shallot, garlic, anchovy paste and lemon zest. Drizzle over tomato mixture; toss to coat. Serve with toasted baguette slices.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 53 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 70mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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