Zesty Tomato-Basil Bruschetta

Most people love and remember bruschetta for its bright, fresh tomato and basil components, not so much for the sprinkle of cheese on top. So why not omit the cheese altogether?


Yields8 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsDifficultyBeginner

Ingredients

 1 whole-wheat baguette, sliced
 3 ripe tomatoes, chopped
 1 ¼ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 ½ tsp chili powder
 ½ tsp salt
 1 handful basil leaves, chopped finely
 2 cloves garlic
 1 dash cayenne pepper (optional)

Instructions

1

In a medium bowl, stir together the chopped tomatoes, garlic, basil, olive oil, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and salt. Adjust the salt and spices to taste.

2

Toast the baguette slices on a grill or in a toaster. Brush with a little oil. When ready to serve, spoon the tomato mixture over the toasted baguette and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 pieces

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 73
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.2g10%
Saturated Fat 0.9g5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 198mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 4.7g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g5%
Sugars 1.5g
Protein 1g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 1 whole-wheat baguette, sliced
 3 ripe tomatoes, chopped
 1 ¼ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 ½ tsp chili powder
 ½ tsp salt
 1 handful basil leaves, chopped finely
 2 cloves garlic
 1 dash cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions

1

In a medium bowl, stir together the chopped tomatoes, garlic, basil, olive oil, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and salt. Adjust the salt and spices to taste.

2

Toast the baguette slices on a grill or in a toaster. Brush with a little oil. When ready to serve, spoon the tomato mixture over the toasted baguette and serve immediately.

Zesty Tomato-Basil Bruschetta
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