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Tomato Basil Bruschetta

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Tomato Basil Bruschetta
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  • Makes: 12 servings

This delicious appetizer is a great way to use ripe tomatoes and basil from your garden. Serve with toasted bread on the side for a quick and delicious appetizer for your family or at your next get-together.

Ingredients

  • 8 tomatoes (ripe, Roma plum, chopped)
  • 2 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/2 red onion (chopped)
  • 6 basil leaves (fresh)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil (extra-virgin)
  • salt (optional, to taste)
  • pepper (optional, to taste)
  • 2 mini French bread (or Italian, cut into 1/2 inch diagonal slices)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Combine tomatoes, garlic, onion, basil and olive oil in a bowl. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste (optional). Set aside.

3. Arrange bread on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake about 5 to 7 minutes until it begins to brown slightly.

4. Remove bread from oven and transfer to a serving platter.

5. Serve the tomato mixture in a bowl with a serving spoon and let everyone help themselves. Or place some on each slice of bread before serving. If adding the tomato mixture yourself, add it at the last
minute or the bread may become soggy.

Notes

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Source: University of Nebraska, Cooperative Extension, Healthy Eating Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 piece (69g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 103
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 132 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 18 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 140 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 103
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 18 mg
Potassium 140 mg
Sodium 132 mg
Copper 63 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 12 mg
Phosphorus 41 mg
Selenium 7 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 18 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 6 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 6 mcg
Folate 66 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 7 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/4 cups
Grains
3/4 ounces

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