Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Holiday Bruschetta...yum!

How about a healthy festive flavorful holiday appetizer for your next gathering??

  • 1 whole wheat loaf (cut into 1" cubes)
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 5 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chopped fresh basil (or dried if not available)
  • 1 tsp rock salt
  • 1 tsp fresh cracked pepper
  1. In a large bowl, mix chopped tomatoes, salt, pepper, basil, and 2 tbsp of olive oil.  Let rest in fridge for 1-2 hrs to allow flavors to blend.
  2. After tomato mixture has fully rested. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  3. Toss chopped bread in 3 tbsp of olive oil. Spread bread evenly on a cookie sheet.
  4. Cook in oven for 10-15 minutes until bread is crispy.
  5. Serve bread warm and bruschetta cold.  Enjoy!
This is a good size appetizer for 6-8 people.

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