The end of September means the weather is cooling down and tomatoes won't be in season for much longer! So here's a simple recipe to get your tomatoe fix: Tomato Bruschetta. You'll love the taste of these fresh ingredients in this classic, Healthy Kitchen recipe. If you want a few more simple tomato recipes, check out 4 easy cherry tomato recipes in Fit Nation Magazine.
1 1/2 cups Roma tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup Fresh basil, cut thin
1 teaspoon Garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Olive oil
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Black pepper, ground
1/2 each Whole grain baguette, cut thinly
- Preheat oven to 350° F.
- Thinly slice whole grain baguette. (Serving 2 thin slices per person which is about 2 ounces).
- Arrange the slices of bread onto a sheet tray and brown both sides slightly in the oven for about 3 minutes each side. Then remove the slices from the oven.
- In a medium bowl, combine chopped tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil, salt and black pepper.
- Spread the tomato mixture onto the golden brown bread and enjoy.
Yield: 6 servings
Serving Size: 2 pieces
Fat: 1.5 grams