Crostini is the Italian word for little toasts. These little toasts are topped with a tomato, basil and garlic mixture.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

       
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
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  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
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  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
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  • 1 clove garlic, minced
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  • Freshly ground pepper
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  • 1/4 pound crusty Italian peasant bread, cut into 4 slices and toasted

Directions:

Combine tomatoes, basil, oil, garlic and pepper in a medium bowl. Cover and let stand 30 minutes. Divide tomato mixture with any juices among the toast. Serve at room temperature.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: 1 slice
  • Total carbohydrate: 16 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1 g
  • Sodium: 176 mg
  • Saturated fat: 0.6 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2 g
  • Total fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Calories: 107
  • Fats and oils: 1/2
  • Grains and grain products: 1
  • Vegetables: 1
  • Carbohydrates: 1
  • Fats: 1/2
  • Vegetables: 1
  • Fats: 1/2
  • Nonstarchy vegetables: 1
  • Starches: 1
Last Updated: 2015-07-02
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