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Tomato-Basil Toasts

Yield 6 sevings

Ingredients

  • 8 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 (8-ounce) French baguette, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Chopped fresh basil (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 144
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.6 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 435 mg
  • calcium 39 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 8 ingredients; cover and chill at least 1 hour.

  2. Arrange bread slices on a baking sheet; lightly coat with cooking spray.

  3. Bake at 425° for 7 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned.

  4. Spoon tomato mixture over baguette slices. Sprinkle with basil, if desired. Serve immediately.