Tomato, Blue Cheese and Prosciutto Bruschetta

Treat your family with this cheesy bruschetta that’s made using ham and Muir Glen® tomatoes - a flavorful Italian appetizer.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Sweet and Sour Sauce

1/3
cup juice reserved from canned tomatoes (below)
1/3
cup honey
1/3
cup apple cider vinegar

Bruschetta

1
loaf baguette French bread
1/4
cup olive oil
1/2
teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ Organic or Meridian Ruby™ diced tomatoes, drained and 1/3 cup juice reserved
1
package (5 oz) blue cheese, crumbled
2
packages (3 oz ea) prosciutto or thinly sliced dry cured ham, cut into strips
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, mix sweet and sour sauce ingredients. Simmer over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce coats back of spoon.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Cut bread into 1-inch slices; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush both sides of each bread slice with olive oil; sprinkle 1 side of each with pepper. Toast in oven 5 to 7 minutes or until light brown.
  • 3 Spoon 1 teaspoon drained tomatoes onto each toasted bread slice; top with crumbled blue cheese and prosciutto strips. Drizzle with sweet and sour sauce.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
760mg
760%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.