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Feta Bruschetta

You won't believe the compliments you'll receive when you greet guests with these warm appetizers. Every crispy bite offers the savory tastes of feta cheese, tomatoes, basil and garlic. They're terrific for holiday parties or most any gathering. —Stacey Rinehart, Eugene, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    10 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 10 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 1 package (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine butter and oil; brush onto both sides of bread. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  • Combine the feta cheese, garlic and basil; sprinkle over toast. Top with tomato. Bake 8-10 minutes longer or until heated through. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 296 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 547mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.
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  • Brandy
    Apr 15, 2020

    So easy and so delicious! We have made this a handful of times and enjoy it more then restaurants!

  • maryked
    Oct 7, 2019

    I love it as does my husband and I use my cherry tomatoes from the garden.

  • rena 55
    Jul 17, 2016

    Love feta and bread...so this is a wonderful and easy combination for a quick and very tasty appetizer!

  • Iamrebekahrose
    Jul 8, 2016

    Much yummier if you add some balsamic vinegar!

  • Betjaj
    Jun 13, 2016

    I made a double batch of the bruschetta. The recipe stated 2-3 cloves of garlic. In doubling the recipe, I used 5, splitting the difference. I considered saut?ing the garlic in the butter/olive oil to infuse the garlic flavor but didn't. We all felt,although good, it lacked a garlic flavor. It was an easy fix by sprinkling a bit of garlic salt on each piece. Absolutely yummy! I also felt slicing the baguette in one inch slices it was a bit thick. Next time, I think I'll make then 3/4 of an inch. All in all, definitely a keeper and plan on making them again soon. Thank you, Stacey, for a great recipe.

  • mamaang26
    May 19, 2016

    This was so delicious! The combination of buttery and crispy with the bread was a hit for me. It was a little messy but my 8 year old daughter and I loved it! Definitely will make again.

  • misscoffeepot
    Feb 9, 2016

    this is amazing. Everytime I make it-I am asked for the recipe. It is adictive! I could nearly make the whole meal just eating this

  • DebbieT
    Jan 10, 2016

    Excellent and so easy. A little strong on the garlic but good if you like that.

  • vj221979
    May 28, 2015

    Love it! Next time I will double the cheese mixture though.

  • erincaye
    May 10, 2014

    I love this recipe and these things never last. I have made this both the original way, and with a couple changes - you can't lose. Instead of fresh tomatoes, I've used canned diced tomatoes seasoned with rosemary, well drained. It's best to eat these fresh from the oven and not let them cool at all, so put these in just as guests arrive.