Mexican Bruschetta

FAST, DELICIOUS, and NUTRITIOUS THIS LITTLE APPETIZER IS A PERFECT YEAR ROUND TREAT. IT'S LIKE A FIRECRACKER IN YOUR MOUTH WITH ZESTY CILANTRO, JUICY TOMATO, AND JALAPENO FOR A KICK!

Ingredients

Roma tomatoes 8
Red onion 1 Medium
Shallot 1
Garlic 10 Clove (50 gm)
Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm)
Jalapeno 1 (optional)
Low fat cojita cheese/Mozarella cheese 1/8 Cup (2 tbs)
Low fat queso blanco 1/8 Cup (2 tbs)
Garlic powder To Taste
Red pepper flakes To Taste
Sea salt 1 Teaspoon
Sourdough bread slices 8

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven at 400 degrees F.

2. Line a baking sheet with aluminium foil.

3. Roughly cut the tomatoes. Place in a large mixing bowl.

4. Add in the Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Cilantro, and jalapeno into food processor. Blend until a smooth but, rough puree.

5. Mix the tomatoes with the puree. Add Garlic Powder and Red pepper flakes to taste.

6. Stir in both Cheese, mix well and keep aside.

MAKING

7. Place the bread slices over the aluminium lined baking sheet and bake in oven for 8 minutes on 400 degree oven.

8. Take out the newly toasted bread and cover with 2 tablespoons of tomato mixture. Place back in the oven for 10 minutes.

SERVING

9. Sprinkle a tiny amount of sea salt over top and ENJOY!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 451Calories from Fat 28

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1072 mg44.67%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 20 g

Protein 24 g48%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet