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Garlic and Cheese Bruschetta

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars

"Reduced fat ingredients make this yummy bruschetta especially loveable. Swiss cheese and onions lend their distinctive flavors to appetizers that are impossible to resist."
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25 m servings 204
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. In a medium bowl, blend fat free cream cheese, nonfat sour cream and fat-free mayonnaise with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in 1/2 the reduced fat Swiss cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley, green onions and garlic.
  3. Arrange bread slices in a single layer on a medium baking sheet. Lightly toast under the broiler. Remove from heat.
  4. Spread French bread slices with the cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with remaining Swiss cheese. Broil under the preheated broiler approximately 1 1/2 minutes, until cheese is melted. Remove from heat and sprinkle with ground black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 204 calories; 2.1 34.3 11.7 6 508 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Add a few anchovies... It might freak out the kids, but it makes is more enjoyable.

Most helpful critical review

I'm not sure why I didn't like this. Perhaps I overdid it with the cheese mixture on top. Or I don't like cream cheese heated up and spread on a piece of bread. I've got nothing bad to say about...

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Add a few anchovies... It might freak out the kids, but it makes is more enjoyable.

It definetely needs salt, but the recipe was wonderful. It was a big hit with the kids.

I made this last night for as a appetizer along with some other from this site. I did use the full fat ingredients but everyone loved it,thanks.

I forgot to add the parsley! I did cut back on the swiss cheese, used onion powder in place of minced onion. This was good for a neutral bread addition to an italian soup.. I prefer some of th...

This sounded delicious, but I didn't have sour cream, parsley, or green onion on hand, so I substituted a little extra mayo for the sour cream, regular onion for the green, and left out the pars...

Easy to make and definately scrumptuous.

After cooking, I added a spoon of diced tomatoes/ balsamic vinegar/olive oil and it was delicious!!

this recipe is great for entertaining! i do double the wet ingredients so i can really put a heaping tablespoon full on each slice of toast. also, i usually just buy the cream cheese with chive...

This stuff was GREAT I just reheated a couple of left bites and it's still good! I didn't have any swiss cheese so I just added a 5 Italian blend from Kraft. Left out the parsley and onions too....