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Classic Bruschetta

Classic Bruschetta

Toast the bread under the broiler if you don't have a grill pan. Use a light hand to rub the garlic over the toast slices, or the pungency of the garlic will overwhelm the fruity olive oil.

Cooking Light JULY 2006

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 bruschetta)

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces Italian bread, diagonally cut into 6 slices
  • 3 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Place the bread slices in pan; cook for 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Rub 1 side of each toast slice with the cut sides of garlic cloves. Discard garlic. Drizzle bread with olive oil, and sprinkle with dried oregano and salt.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 89
  • Calories from fat: 31%
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 2.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 14.3g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 240mg
  • Calcium: 17mg
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