Caramelized Onion Bruschetta

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Serve with an entrée salad, a pasta dish, or a hearty bowl of soup.
2 servings (serving size: 1 bread half)


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2 teaspoons butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil
1 (6-inch) piece French bread baguette (about 4 ounces)
2 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Preheat broiler.

Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and sugar; cook 14 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in basil.

Cut bread in half horizontally. Place bread, cut sides up, on a baking sheet. Broil the bread for 2 minutes or until toasted. Spread 1 tablespoon caramelized onion mixture over each bread half. Sprinkle each bread half with 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Broil for 1 minute or until cheese melts.

Created date

April 2001

Nutritional Information

Calories 236
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 7.5 g
Satfat 3.9 g
Monofat 2.3 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 8.1 g
Carbohydrate 34.1 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 499 mg
Calcium 139 mg