Cheesy Tomato Bruschetta

Category

Appetizers

Servings

4 appetizer servings

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Make these cheesy toasted bruschetta with fresh tomato topping for your next party, or enjoy anytime - all by yourself!

Ingredients

  • 1 French baguette
  • 1 cup finely chopped ripe tomatoes
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic, or to taste
  • ¼ cup julienned or chopped fresh basil
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

Directions

  1. PREHEAT oven to 425°F.
  2. SLICE the baguette at an angle, about ½-inch thick, to make about 8 slices.
  3. MIX chopped tomatoes, onion and basil in small bowl and set aside.
  4. TOAST baguette slices in the oven on a sheet pan or cookie sheet until lightly golden, about 10 minutes.
  5. SPRINKLE shredded cheese evenly on the bread slices. Return to oven and toast until cheese is melted and lightly browned. Remove from oven.
  6. TOP the toasted bruschetta with the chopped vegetables.
  7. DRIZZLE each with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, pepper and chili flakes to taste.

Recipe Tips

Try swapping shredded cheddar with Cabot Mozzarella for a more traditional Italian take on this dish.

Nutrition

Nutrition

Serving Size
1/4 recipe
per serving
Calories
390
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Fat
16 grams
25%
Saturated Fat
6 grams
30%
Cholesterol
30 milligrams
10%
Sodium
690 milligrams
29%
Carbs
47 grams
16%
Fiber
3 grams
Sugar
2 grams
Protein
17 grams
Calcium
212 milligrams
20%
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Cheese As You Please

Our naturally-aged cheddars have 0g of lactose per serving! So go ahead, dig in.

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