Fresh Tomato Bruschetta


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The topping for this simple Fresh Tomato Bruschetta appetizer can be put together ahead of time and refrigerated. We also love it on top of grilled chicken sandwiches, hamburgers and homemade pizza. -Samantha Cass, Swartz Creek, Michigan

Recipe From

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Appetizers

Time 25m

Yield 3 dozen.

Number Of Ingredients 13

4 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup minced fresh basil
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 French bread baguette (10-1/2 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/4 cup butter, softened
8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
Calories 81 calories
Fat5g fat (2g saturated fat)
Cholesterol9mg cholesterol
Sodium95mg sodium
Carbohydrate7g carbohydrate (0 sugars
Fiber1g fiber)
Protein2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges


  • In a small bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. , Spread baguette slices with butter; top each with a cheese slice. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat until cheese is melted, 3-5 minutes. With a slotted spoon, top each slice with about 1 tablespoon tomato mixture.


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This recipe has been modified slightly over tim, but is always a winner, whether for an appetizer or main dish. It even works with winter store-bought tomatoes. The vinegar and basil bring out the flavors.

Recipe From

Provided by Joy Andrews

Categories     Appetizers and Snacks     Bruschetta Recipes

Time 40m

Yield 10

Number Of Ingredients 10

2 large tomatoes, diced
½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup olive oil
10 leaves fresh basil, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (1 pound) loaf French bread, cut into 1/4-inch slices
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Calories247.6 calories
Carbohydrate28.8 g
Cholesterol1.8 mg
Fat12.2 g
Fiber1.8 g
Protein6.5 g
SaturatedFat2 g
Sodium312.8 mg
Sugar3.5 g


  • Combine tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, balsamic vinegar, 1/4 cup olive oil, basil, and garlic; let tomato mixture rest for 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  • Arrange French bread slices on a large baking sheet; drizzle with 1/4 cup olive oil.
  • Toast bread in preheated oven until lightly browned, about 1 minute on each side. Top bread slices with tomato mixture using a slotted spoon, allowing excess liquid to drain. Return bread to baking sheet and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Broil in preheated oven until cheese melts, about 3 minutes. Serve immediately.

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