Tomato, Blue Cheese and Prosciutto Bruschetta

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

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

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.
Makes 8 servings (2 slices each)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 760mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.