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Tomato-Cheese Bruschetta

Yield 12 servings (2 slices each)

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (16 oz each) crusty Italian bread, cut diagonally into 24 slices
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's Petite Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (2 cups = 8 oz)

How to Make It

  1. Hands On: 20 minutes
    Total: 20 minutes

    Preheat oven to 400F. Brush both sides of each bread slice with oil. Place slices on baking sheet; bake 5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.

    Combine tomatoes, onion, basil, garlic, salt and pepper; mix well. Spoon evenly divided portions onto each slice of toast. Sprinkle with cheese.

    Bake 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.