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Caprese Bruschetta Recipe with Balsamic Glaze

Tasty appetizer made with fresh ingredients and a sweet balsamic glaze. Perfect way to start off a dinner party.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: Bruschetta
Servings: 16 pieces
Calories: 166kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp basil chopped
  • 2 French bread baguette cut in 1/2in slices
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • basil pesto

Instructions

  • Chop the tomatoes, red onion, and fresh mozzarella into 1/4in pieces.
  • Mince the garlic.  We like to use the ready squeeze garlic.
  • Add the tomatoes, red onion, mozzarella, garlic, basil, salt, pepper and olive oil into a small bowl.  Mix thoroughly.
  • Cut French Bread into 1/2 in slices. set aside
  • Brush each bread slice with basil pesto.
  • Spoon a small amount of the vegetable topping onto each slice
  • Drizzle the Balsamic glaze onto each piece and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 315mg | Potassium: 84mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.8mg