Tomato Basil Crostini

Tomato Basil Crostini

Have this Italian appetizer ready in just 25 minutes – tomato, garlic, cheese and basil served over toasted French bread.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

32

appetizers

32
slices French bread, 1/4 inch thick
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
3
roma (plum) tomatoes, diced (2 cups)
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Place bread on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush 2 tablespoons of the oil on bread. Bake 4 to 5 minutes or until light golden brown.
  2. Mix tomatoes, remaining 2 tablespoons oil, the garlic, cheese, basil and salt. Place about 1 tablespoon tomato mixture on each warm bread slice.
Makes 32 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Omit 2 tablespoons of the oil, and don't toast the bread. Serve tomato mixture in a small glass bowl, and let guests help themselves.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 75
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 2g;
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;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.