Tomato Bruschetta Without Oil

PREP TIME15 mins
CALORIES20.7 kcal


  • 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


  • 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.


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


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