Tomato-Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Organic tomatoes, goat cheese and fresh thyme are the signature flavors of a classic Italian appetizer.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2
logs (4 oz each) soft goat cheese, cut into 8 (1-inch) slices
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, drained
1/4
cup coarsely chopped pitted kalamata olives
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
tablespoon olive oil
24
slices (1/2 inch thick) baguette (about 8 oz), toasted

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 1-quart shallow ovenproof gratin dish or 9-inch glass pie plate, place cheese in single layer.
  • 2 Sprinkle tomatoes, olives, thyme leaves and pepper flakes over cheese. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until warm. Serve with baguette slices.

Expert Tips

Check the freshness date on the package of goat cheese carefully, as it can spoil quickly. Store it in the coldest part of the refrigerator for no longer than 2 weeks.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.