Cheese Toasts Recipe


Cooking Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 French bread2 Ounce, cut diagonally into 12 equal slices
 Olive oil/Vegetable oil2 Teaspoon
 Plum tomatoes2 Small, seeded, finely chopped
 Chopped fresh basil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Canned anchovy fillets2 , drained, mashed
 Oregano leaves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Gruyere cheese/Swiss cheese2 Ounce, shredded
 Garlic powder1 Dash
 Pepper1 Dash
 Basil leaves4 (for garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 134 Calories from Fat 71

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.2%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 19.6 mg

Sodium 419.5 mg17.5%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.51 g2.1%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 7 g14.3%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 2.6%

Calcium 17% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a mixing bowl combine together all the ingredients except cheese and basil.
2. With a pastry brush, brush each slice of bread with an equal amount of oil on both sides and arrange in a single layer on a nonstick baking sheet.
3. Broil, turning once for about 30 seconds, until golden, on each side.
4. Spoon 1/12 of tomato mixture onto each slice of bread.
5. Using a fork, press mixture evenly over surface of bread; top each with 1/2 of the cheese.
6. Broil for about 1 minute or until cheese melts.

7. Transfer toast to a serving platter
8. Garnish with basil leaves and serve hot.