Spanish Salsa with Crispy French Bread

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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