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Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil

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  Ciabatta loaf 1 (sliced into 2.5 cm slices)
  Red onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Red chilli 1 Small, very finely chopped
  Fresh basil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Handful)
  Tomatoes 8 Medium, deseeded and chopped

Start by toasting the ciabatta, either under a grill, in the oven or in a toaster.
In a large mixing bowl mix the onion, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and chilli.
Now take the basil leaves, roll them up together, almost like a cigar, and slice.
Add these to the bowl, then add the chopped tomatoes.
To serve, top each ciabatta slice with some of the mix.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 874 Calories from Fat 304

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.7%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 628.5 mg26.2%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.5%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.3%

Sugars 50.3 g

Protein 22 g44.7%

Vitamin A 190.4% Vitamin C 301.5%

Calcium 23.7% Iron 30.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bruschetta With Tomato And Basil Recipe