Ingredients: 
3 plum tomatoes, chopped
1/3 cup thinly sliced and coarsely chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
6 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
1 pound loaf, whole wheat French bread, cut into ½ inch slices

Yield: 
16, ½ inch slices

Directions: 
  1. Combine tomatoes, onions, garlic, red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil, basil, oregano, salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. Preheat broiler of oven.
  3. Lightly brush both sides of bread slices with remaining olive oil and arrange on ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Place three to four inches from the broiler and heat slices for two to three minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  5. Top each slice with tomato mixture, using a slotted spoon and serve.

Nutritional Analysis: 
140 calories
5 g fat
1 g saturated fat
0 mg cholesterol
250 mg sodium
19 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
0 g sugar
4 g protein

Tomato Basil Bruschetta - Plate it Up! Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

July, 2012


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