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Bruschetta with Shallots

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"Shallots are the special ingredient in this easy, filling bruschetta. The tomato mixture tastes best when prepared ahead of time and chilled for approximately 1 hour."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 162 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (8 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, toss together the roma tomatoes, minced garlic, shallots, basil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and 1/3 cup olive oil.
  2. Place the slivered garlic and 1/4 cup olive oil in small saucepan over medium heat. Slowly cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes. Discard garlic.
  3. Toast the bread slices, and brush with the olive oil heated with garlic. Top slices with the roma tomato mixture.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 162 calories; 9.2 g fat; 16.7 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 168 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Delicious! However, the second time I made them, I prepared the mixture the night before so the flavors could develop, and it was twice as good. This will be one of my favorites in the future...

Most helpful critical review

Needs something, like a few more ingredients, or maybe fewer tomatoes. Not bad.

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Delicious! However, the second time I made them, I prepared the mixture the night before so the flavors could develop, and it was twice as good. This will be one of my favorites in the future...

This recipes is wonderful, served it as an appetizer for New Years Eve. I thought it was a little bland. I added 2-3 tablespoons of balsalmic vinegar to the tomato basil mixture. Then after t...

This made a beautiful presentation! Basil and tomatoes fresh from my father's garden, along with the toasted bread. There was a little left over, and the next day it smelled and tasted even more...

what an elegant rendition for bruschetta! Very tasty.

I took the advise of a previous reviewer and made this the night before let the flavors blend. I did not add the basil until about an hour before I wasa going to serve this. I also let the cho...

This was delicious, but we all adore bruschetta anyway! I didn't use the specified amount of oil for the tomato mixture, I just drizzled and tossed until combined...maybe only 1-2 tablespoons......

Great recipe! I have picky tomato eaters so I used only 4 romas. The garlic, shallot and basil was more pronounced this way. I cut down on some of fat by doing bread differently. I cut a g...

Everything to like, and nothing not to. Fresh, simple ingredients with a tried and true blend of flavors. Simple and simply delicious.

This is a FABULOUS and easy recipe! I have e-mailed it to many of my friends who raved about it at a party. A definite must have.