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Mozzarella Basil Bruschetta

Mozzarella Basil Bruschetta
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD: 1 dozen.

Ingredients

  • 6 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese, halved

Directions

  • 1. Cut each slice of bread in half; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with oil.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the tomato, basil, pepper and salt. Spoon 1 tablespoonful over each piece of bread; top with cheese and remaining tomato mixture. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 94 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Reviews

Average Rating:
  • KarenKeefe
    Dec 31, 1969

    These were absolutely delicious! A nice twist to usual bruschetta! Will use this recipe again!

  • JessBella6
    Aug 25, 2013

    Great summer appetizer

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