PREP TIME15 mins
TOTAL TIME15 mins
COURSEAppetizer
CUISINEItalian
SERVINGS4
CALORIES20.7 kcal

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 to 4 cups diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic. minced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 loaf crusty bread

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Slice the bread and toast at 450° F for about 4 to 6 minutes. Turn and toast for another 4 to 6 minutes on the other side. You want the bread to have a nice golden brown. Watch carefully to make sure it doesn’t burn.
  • Dice your tomatoes into a small dice, about ¼ inch. If you’re using cherry or grape tomatoes you can just quarter them. With larger tomatoes, your topping will be less watery if you remove the seeds from the tomatoes.
  • Stack the basil leaves together and roll them up, Slice the rolled basil to create basil ribbons.
  • Put the garlic through a garlic mince, or mince finely with a knife.
  • Place all the ingredients and stir together to combine.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour for the flavors to blend
  • Serve over toasted slices of baguettes.

NOTES

Nutrition facts are calculated only for the tomato basil topping. Total nutrition facts will vary depending on the bread you choose to use.

NUTRITION

Calories: 20.7kcalCarbohydrates: 4.4gProtein: 0.9gFat: 0.2gSodium: 79mgFiber: 1.2gSugar: 2.7gVitamin A: 820.13IUVitamin C: 13.04mgCalcium: 14.96mgIron: 0.33mg

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