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Tomato-Goat Cheese Bruschetta

tomato-goat cheese bruschetta Appetizer Italian
Tomato-Goat Cheese Bruschetta
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 12

Organic tomatoes, goat cheese and fresh thyme are the signature flavors of a classic Italian appetizer.

Updated March 23, 2011

Ingredients

  • 2
    logs (4 oz each) soft goat cheese, cut into 8 (1-inch) slices
  • 1
    can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4
    cup coarsely chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 1
    teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4
    teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 24
    slices (1/2 inch thick) baguette (about 8 oz), toasted

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 1-quart shallow ovenproof gratin dish or 9-inch glass pie plate, place cheese in single layer.
  • 2
    Sprinkle tomatoes, olives, thyme leaves and pepper flakes over cheese. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until warm. Serve with baguette slices.

  • Check the freshness date on the package of goat cheese carefully, as it can spoil quickly. Store it in the coldest part of the refrigerator for no longer than 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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