Bruschetta

Serves 8 (2 slices per person)

If there's one dish that best defines the spirit of simple, classic Italian cooking it might just be bruschetta. Slices of rustic bread are lightly brushed with olive oil and garlic after being toasted over an open fire.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 loaf rustic Italian bread or sourdough baguette, cut into 16 slices
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, very finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
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Method: 

Prepare a grill, indoors or outdoors. Grill bread on both sides until toasted. You may have to do this in two or more batches. (You can use a toaster instead if desired.) Stir together olive oil, garlic and salt in a small bowl. When bread is toasted, lightly brush olive oil and garlic mixture on one side of each piece of grilled bread. Spread with any of your choice of toppings.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 2 slices, 170 calories (80 from fat), 8g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 4g protein
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