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Cilantro Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Cilantro Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

This is an easy tomato appetizer that all of my family and friends love. The ingredients meld together for a great-tasting hors d’oeuvre that goes well with many different main dishes. —Lisa Kane, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Place bread slices on ungreased baking sheets; brush with 1/4 cup oil. Bake until golden brown, 10-12 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar and remaining oil. Stir in tomatoes, onion, cilantro, salt and pepper.
  • 3. To serve, spoon scant 1 tablespoon tomato mixture onto each slice of bread. Top with cheese. Yield: about 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 98 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 147mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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rmaxrandy User ID: 7724374 158357
Reviewed May. 30, 2014

"Love love love we will do this again"

jbrough1984 User ID: 6603755 156038
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2012

"Supper simple to make & tasted great. I had no leftovers :("

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 158745
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2012

"Delicious flavor from the balsamic vinegar and very simple to prepare."

germanycook User ID: 6411056 78856
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2012

"Yummy! I didn't add the onion, and added abit more vinegar and salt, and served it on baguette with olives baked in it. So fresh and summery...."

MommyS User ID: 5146313 137643
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2010


sandbert User ID: 4692066 78854
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2010

"A great recipe: I added a little garlic butter to the bread, Yum - O


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