Prepare tomato topping up to two days ahead; cover and store in the refrigerator. Toast bread slices one day ahead; store at room temperature in an airtight container.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2009

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes about 20 appetizer servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together olive oil and garlic; brush on 1 side of each bread slice. Place bread slices, garlic sides up, on a baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly toasted.

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  • Whisk together lemon juice and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Add tomato and next 3 ingredients; gently toss to coat.

  • Top each bread slice with tomato mixture (about 2 rounded teaspoonfuls each). Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

82 calories; fat 5.1g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 1.6g; carbohydrates 7.4g; fiber 0.6g; cholesterol 2.2mg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 116mg; calcium 28mg.
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