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Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Senior Culinary Nutritionist Natalia Hancock shares her healthy and delicious recipe for Tomato Bruschetta.

Bruschetta -- a classic Italian antipasti -- makes for a great little summer dish. My healthy version is just 130 calories per serving!

Makes 8 servings


Bruschetta Mix

2 cups ripe tomato, chopped
1 clove  garlic
¼ tsp table salt
1 ½  tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp oregano, chopped
¼ cup basil, chiffonade
¼ tsp black pepper, ground

Sourdough Toast

8 1.5 oz. slices sourdough bread
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil (for brushing bread

Directions


Mix all ingredients and let them sit at least 20 minutes.

Toast or grill 8 slices of bread and brush lightly with extra virgin olive oil.

Place about 1/4 cup bruschetta topping on each piece of bread. Serve immediately.

Nutritional information per serving:


Calories: 130
Carbohydrate: 20g
Fiber: 3g
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Sodium: 320mg
Protein: 3g

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