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How-to make Tomato Basil Crostini

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How-to make Tomato Basil Crostini. This is a simple recipe you can cook for an appetizer during any season to bring the flavors of summer into your kitchen.
Ingredients
  Baguette 2 , sliced
  Extra virgin olive oil 4 Tablespoon, divided (Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
  Salt To Taste
  Tomatoes 3 , chopped
  Basil leaves 6 , thinly sliced
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, shredded
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), roasted
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 400 degrees F.

MAKING
2. Place the baguette on a baking sheet and drizzle the bread with extra virgin olive oil and season with salt.
3. Toast for 15 minutes or until golden in the oven at 400 degrees F.
4. Layer each piece of toast with the tomatoes, basil and shredded parmesan cheese drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.

SERVING
5. Serve Tomato Basil Crostini with soft drinks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
DiabeticLiving
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
An easy and simple way to change taste for your breakfast menu, is the tomato basil crostini. You can assemble these crostinis within few minutes, when the bread is already toasted. Use fresh tomato and fresh basil to bring out the maximum flavor. Here is the video to demonstrate you the easy assembling process for these crostinis.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 486 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.6%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.1 mg1.7%

Sodium 892.1 mg37.2%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g22%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.6%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 12 g24.9%

Vitamin A 17.6% Vitamin C 20.6%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 2.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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