Fresh Bruschetta Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main Ingredient


 Ripe tomatoes2 , finely chopped
 Extra virgin olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), pressed
 Basil1 Teaspoon, minced
 Italian bread slices/8 to 10 of french bread6 (1/2 Inch Thick)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 659 Calories from Fat 420

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.3%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 515.5 mg21.5%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.1%

Sugars 6.6 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A 46.3% Vitamin C 59.7%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 16.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix together the tomatoes, olive oil.
garlic, minced basil, salt, and pepper.
Allow the mixture to stand at room temperature for about 1 hour, stirring once or twice.
Toast the bread until it's lightly browned.
Divide the tomato mixture among the slices, spreading it over the tops.
If desired, garnish each with a fresh basil leaf.