Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Bruschetta

  • TOTAL PREP TIME
    25 minutes
  • DIFFICULTY
    Easy
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Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Bruschetta

Ingredients

  • 8-10 slices bacon crispy cooked and crumbled
  • 3-4 roma tomatoes (plum), seeded and chopped, about 1 1/3 cup
  • 1 cup lettuce chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • About 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 16-oz package French bread cut in 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/3 cup blue cheese OR feta cheese, crumbled (optional)

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 68 calories
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Fat: 5 grams
  • Sodium: 121 milligrams
  • Cholesterol: 2 milligrams
  • Saturated Fat: 1 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 6 grams
  • Fiber: 1 grams

Cooking Directions

 

In medium bowl, stir together all topping ingredients; set aside. Brush olive oil on both sides of bread slices; place on baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F., turning once, for 7 minutes per side or until crisp and golden brown; cool. Spoon about 1 tablespoon topping on each toast round.*

Makes about 24 appetizers.

* Or, serve topping in a small bowl, surrounded by the toast rounds.

Tailgate Tip: Prepare and refrigerate topping ingredients and bake toast rounds ahead of time. For best flavor, stir together topping ingredients just before serving.

Analysis is for one piece.