Bruschetta

Bruschetta

This quick and easy Italian favorite is topped with a savory blend of tomatoes, garlic, basil and capers.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

18

Minutes

Makes

12

slices

12
slices Italian bread, 1/2 inch thick
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2
garlic cloves, finely chopped
3
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
2
tablespoons small capers, drained
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
  1. Heat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Drizzle 1 teaspoon oil on each slice bread. Bake about 8 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. While bread is toasting, mix remaining ingredients. Spoon tomato mixture onto bread slices. Serve at room temperature.
Makes 12 slices
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
No fresh tomatoes? Use 1 1/2 cups Progresso® fire-roasted diced tomatoes, drained, instead.
Did You Know...
Pronounced “broo-SHEH-TAH” and meaning "to roast over coals," bruschetta is a traditional Italian garlic bread that's drizzled with olive oil.
Success
Coarsely chop capers to release their flavor-rich juices. Just give them a whack with the side of a chef’s knife before adding them to the tomato mixture.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 95
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 250 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.