Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta

Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Heap bell peppers, Parmesan cheese, fresh herbs and capers over Italian bread to have these tasty Bruschette baked ready in just 20 minutes!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

12

appetizers

4
slices hard-crusted Italian or French bread, 1/2 inch thick
1
jar (7 ounces) roasted red bell peppers, drained and cut into 1/2-inch strips
1
or 2 medium cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
2
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon olive, canola or soybean oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon capers, drained
  1. Heat oven to 450º. Place bread on ungreased cookie sheet. Mix remaining ingredients except capers in small bowl. Spoon onto bread, spreading evenly.
  2. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until edges of bread are golden brown. Cut each slice lengthwise into thirds. Sprinkle with capers.
Makes 12 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
“Bruschetta is a popular appetizer and can be fat laden. This version is low in fat and high in flavor.” Wanda S.
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 40
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 125mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.