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Classic Italian Bruschetta

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Welcome to Elba's Kitchen. Today she is preparing the mouth-watering bruschetta, which is a popular Italian appetizer. You can also serve these as snacks with your choice of wines.
  Ripe tomatoes 2 , washed, seeded, finely diced (Roma)
  Extra virgin olive oil 3 1⁄2 Tablespoon, divided
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Basil leaves 4 Large, rinsed, dried, chopped
  White balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Baguette 1 , cut into 6 diagonal slices
  Italian seasoning To Taste
  Mozarella cheese 3 Tablespoon, shredded (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

1) In a bowl, combine tomatoes, 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, basil and vinegar.
2) Season this with salt and pepper and place inside refrigerator to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
3) In a small bowl, combine 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil with pepper and salt.
4) Brush the baguette slices with the oil mixture on both the sides.
5) Sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
6) Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and bake at 425F oven to brown both the sides. Give 3 minutes for each sides.
7) Bring out the baguettes and spoon the tomato mixture on top.
8) Add shredded cheese on top of the baguettes.
9) Place the baguettes inside the broiler to melt the cheese.
10) Serve the bruschettas by garnishing with herbs, if desired.

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Recipe Summary

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Side Dish
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 217 Calories from Fat 99

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.6%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.9 mg2%

Sodium 359.5 mg15%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 5 g10.2%

Vitamin A 8.6% Vitamin C 9.7%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 1.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Italian Bruschetta Recipe Video