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Crispy Tomato-Caper Bruschetta

Crispy Tomato-Caper Bruschetta

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

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 1 bruschetta)
  • Cook time:5 Minutes
  • Prep time:8 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 40
  • Fat: 1.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 103mg
  • Calories from fat: 32%
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Calcium: 9mg
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