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Bruschetta

Bruschetta

This healthy appetizer takes only minutes to prepare but offers a lasting taste. Simple ingredients are combined to make an easy-to-serve dish. A combination of tomatoes, olive oil, basil, and parmesan cheese cover bread, making bruschetta a tasty snack or a complete meal.

Recipe from Katie Taylor, Chief Customer Officer, Wal-Mart, Hanesbrands, Inc.

Ingredients

  • 2 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 loaf Italian bread, cut into 1" slices
  • 1/4 cup freshly-grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, olive oil and basil.
  • Place bread on a baking sheet and top with tomato mixture.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until bottom of bread is browned.
  • Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.

Yields 6 servings per recipe.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 178 calories
  • 6 grams protein
  • 23 grams carbohydrates
  • 7 grams fat

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