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Bruschetta with Tomato and Garlic

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 3 mins
Yield 8 appetizers.

Ingredients

  • 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices French bread
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped plum tomato (about 3)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic (about 3 cloves)
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil or 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 72
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 1.1 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2.1 g
  • carbohydrate 13 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 121 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place bread slices on an ungreased baking sheet; brush bread slices evenly with olive oil. Bake at 500° for 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned.

  2. While bread bakes, combine tomato and remaining 5 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well. Spoon mixture evenly over toasted bread slices.

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