Healthy Recipes: Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

January 27, 2012

Servings: 14

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Recipe Description:

Roasting tomatoes brings out their inherent sweetness.


Recipe Ingredients:

  1. 3 pints cherry tomatoes
  2. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  3. 3 cloves minced garlic
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  6. 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil
  7. 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  8. 14 slices baguette (preferably whole-wheat), toasted
  9. Anchovy fillets, Kalamata olives or sliced fresh basil for garnish

Recipe Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Toss tomatoes with oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet and roast until broken down, 45 to 55 minutes.
  3. Combine the roasted tomatoes with basil and vinegar.
  4. Top baguette slices with the roasted tomato mixture. Garnish with anchovy fillets, Kalamata olives or sliced fresh basil.

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 69 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 13 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 3 g fiber; 178 mg sodium; 156 mg potassium

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamins A & C, potassium, magnesium.

1 Carbohydrate Servings

Exchanges: 1 starch


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