Gourmet appetizers bursting with flavor can be ready in just minutes with this Fresh Bruschetta recipe. To save even more time, and add a boost of whole grains, swap out toasted baguette slices for sprouted grain crackers!
1 baguette (or gluten free baguette for gluten free)
1 Tbsp. olive oil (optional)
6 Roma tomatoes (plump, ripe), chopped
½ cup red onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 bunch fresh basil, finely chopped
1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp. olive oil
½ tsp. sea salt
2 Tbsp. Kalamata olives, chopped
2 Tbsp. grated parmesan (omit for dairy free)
- Preheat oven to 450°F. Cut baguette into ½ inch slices on an angle. Place baguette slices on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil (optional). Bake for 5-7 minutes until golden brown.
- Add tomatoes, red onion, garlic, basil, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and sea salt in a large bowl. Mix together.
- Scoop the bruschetta mixture onto the baguette. Garnish with olives, fresh basil, arugula, and balsamic reduction, if desired. Serve immediately after assembling the bruschetta.
Yield: 24 servings
Per serving: Calories 90, Total Fat 2g (Saturated 0g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 190mg, Sodium 190mg, Total Carbohydrate 14g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 1g), Protein 3g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 0%, Iron 6%
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