Have this Italian appetizer ready in just 25 minutes – tomato, garlic, cheese and basil served over toasted French bread.
slices French bread, 1/4 inch thick
cup olive or vegetable oil
roma (plum) tomatoes, diced (2 cups)
cloves garlic, finely chopped
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
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.
Mix tomatoes, remaining 2 tablespoons oil, the garlic, cheese, basil and salt. Place about 1 tablespoon tomato mixture on each warm bread slice.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
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- Total Carbohydrate
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% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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.