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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.

Ingredients:

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

Method:

    • 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.

Nutrition: 

Yield: 6 servings

Serving Size: 2 pieces

Calories: 45

Fat: 1.5 grams