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Spanish Salsa with Crispy French Bread

Guests will say “Olé!” to this delightful appetizer. You'll applaud its ease of preparation.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

Bread

32
very thin diagonal slices French bread
Cooking spray

Salsa

1
cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon balsamic or red wine vinegar
2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
6
plum (Roma) tomatoes, finely chopped
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
jar (6 oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained, finely chopped
1
can (4 1/4 oz) chopped ripe olives, drained

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place bread slices on cookie sheet; spray lightly with cooking spray. Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until very crisp. Place bread slices on cooling rack; cool completely.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in decorative bowl, mix salsa ingredients. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes to blend flavors, or refrigerate until serving time. Serve salsa with crispy bread slices.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place bread slices on cookie sheet; spray lightly with cooking spray. Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until very crisp. Place bread slices on cooling rack; cool completely.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in decorative bowl, mix salsa ingredients. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes to blend flavors, or refrigerate until serving time. Serve salsa with crispy bread slices.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Any variety of tomato will work in this recipe. We call for plum (Roma) tomatoes because they are firm in texture and don't contain a lot of seeds.

Instead of French bread slices, serve this salsa with tortilla chips.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 Slice Bread and 2 Tablespoons Salsa)
Calories
30
(
Calories from Fat
5),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
100mg
100%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.