Nibble and nosh on a flavorful appetizer that's ready in 20 minutes.
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
cup pitted kalamata olives, quartered
cup coarsely chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from a jar)
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
cup soft goat cheese (4 oz)
slices (1/2 inch thick) baguette (about 8 oz), toasted
In medium bowl, mix tomatoes, olives, roasted peppers, basil and oil.
Spread goat cheese onto toasted baguette slices. Top with tomato mixture. Serve immediately.
Here's an easy way to toast baguette slices: Heat oven to 425°F. On ungreased cookie sheet, place bread slices. Bake 4 to 5 minutes or until very light golden brown.
Chèvre is the French name for goat cheese, which has a distinctive sharp flavor. It comes in a variety of shapes and the texture can vary from moist and creamy to dry and semifirm.
You can replace the kalamata olives with another variety, such as green or a mixed medley.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
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- Vitamin A
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Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.