Mexican Bruschetta

Mexican Bruschetta
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 232.8
  • Total Fat: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.4 mg
  • Sodium: 101.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 8.0 g

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Introduction

This recipe comes courtesy of Sam the Cooking Guy from FitTV. This is an excellent quick summer meal or great for entertaining friends. I especially recommend this with garden fresh tomatoes. I served this with a chipotle marinated chicken skewer and my colorful summer fruit salad. This recipe comes courtesy of Sam the Cooking Guy from FitTV. This is an excellent quick summer meal or great for entertaining friends. I especially recommend this with garden fresh tomatoes. I served this with a chipotle marinated chicken skewer and my colorful summer fruit salad.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 long sour dough baguette (I used Trader Joe's 7 Grain Baguette)
    1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, seeded and diced pretty small (I highly recommend plum or roma tomatoes)
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped fine
    6 cloves garlic, minced
    1/2 - 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes (use less if you don't like spicy food, more if you do)
    3/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

Directions

Pre-heat broiler. Slice baguette down the middle lengthwise and brown cut side up ever-so-slightly under the broiler. Mix remaining ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Distribute evenly over cut side of the sliced bread. Place under broiler until the whole thing begins to brown.
Remove and slice into serving pieces. Serves 6.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CCEARLS.

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