Notes: Up to 2 days ahead, make tomato mixture, cover, and chill; bring to room temperature before serving. Up to 1 day ahead, make toast and, when cool, seal airtight and hold at room temperature.

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Recipe Summary

Makes 24 pieces; 8 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl, combine tomatoes with 1 cup boiling water; let stand until soft and pliable, about 15 minutes. Drain tomatoes.

  • Meanwhile, cut baguette diagonally into 24 slices. Arrange on a 12- by 15-inch baking sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat until toasted on each side, about 2 minutes total.

  • In a food processor, finely mince tomatoes, onion, garlic, capers, and oregano with lemon juice and balsamic vinegar. (Or with a knife, mince tomatoes, onion, garlic, capers, and oregano, then add lemon juice and vinegar.) Add salt to taste.

  • Spoon tomato mixture into a small bowl and accompany with toast. Spread tomato mixture onto toast to eat.

  • Nutritional analysis per piece.

Nutrition Facts

34 calories; calories from fat 7.9%; protein 1.3g; fat 0.3g; saturated fat 0.1g; carbohydrates 6.6g; fiber 0.7g; sodium 76mg.