Tomato Basil Bruschetta Recipe

basket of tomatoes

Yield: 16 (1/2 inch) slices

Tomato Basil Bruschetta Ingredients

  • 3 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced and coarsely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 pound loaf, whole wheat French bread, cut into 1/2 inch slices

Tomato Basil Bruschetta Directions

  1. Combine tomatoes, onions, garlic, red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper; set aside.
  2. Preheat broiler of oven.
  3. Lightly brush both sides of bread slices with remaining olive oil and arrange on ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Place three to four inches from the broiler and heat slices for two to three minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  5. Top each slice with tomato mixture, using a slotted spoon and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving: 140 calories, 5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 250 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 4 g protein

Tomato Basil Bruschetta Demonstration

Source: Plate It Up! Kentucky Proud Project; County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences; University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

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