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Bruschetta with Tomato

1 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

The traditional Italian "bruschetta" [pr. broo-SKEH-tah] is made with only 3 ingredients: bread, garlic and olive oil. Any kind of garnish can then be added on top of the bread.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 5 min
150 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

1 slice bread 35 g
1/4 clove garlic
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 5 mL
1 tbsp canned tomatoes (diced) 16 g
1 tsp Parsley and Garlic Base 5 mL
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high. Oil the rack.
  2. Brush the bread slices on both sides with oil then grill about 1 to 2 min on each side.
  3. Rub the grilled bread with garlic, then add the tomatoes and the Parsley and Garlic Base. Season with pepper and serve.
  4. As an alternative: Grill the bread in a toaster, then rub it with the garlic and drizzle with oil. Garnish and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (60g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

150

Fat

8 g

12 %

Saturated 1.1 g
+ Trans 0 g

6 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

260 mg

11 %

Carbohydrate

19 g

6 %

Fibre

1 g

4 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

6 %

Vitamin C

7 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

11 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : ¼ serving
Grain Products : 1 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat
Source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Folacin
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :
Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Vegetables 0
Fats 1 ½

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This recipe is in the following categories

First courses/Appetizers | Low Saturated Fat | Heart-healthy | Vegetarian | Vegan | Low Cholesterol | Halal | Kosher | Italian