Crispy Tomato-Caper Bruschetta

Dress up your party table with this flavorful appetizer. Use an electric knife to evenly cut baguette slices.


12 servings (serving size: 1 bruschetta)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 40
Fat 1.5 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Protein 1.0 g
Carbohydrate 5.9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 103 mg
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fiber 0.5 g
Calcium 9 mg


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons capers, rinsed
1 garlic clove, halved
12 ( 1/4-inch-thick) slices French bread (about 3 ounces)
Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
1 2 fresh basil leaves
24 (1/8-inch-thick) slices plum tomato (about 4)
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add capers, and sauté 3 minutes.

Preheat broiler.

Rub garlic halves on both sides of bread slices. Coat each side of bread slices with cooking spray. Arrange bread slices on a large ungreased baking sheet; broil 40 seconds on each side or until toasted.

To serve, top each bread slice with 1 basil leaf, 2 slices tomato, and 1/2 teaspoon capers. Drizzle evenly with balsamic vinegar.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2004
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