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Health Information Library Recipes Fresh tomato crostini

Fresh tomato crostini

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 slice
Calories 107

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 2 g
Saturated fat 0.6 g
Total fat 3.5 g
Sodium 176 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 1 g
Protein 3 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Crostini is the Italian word for little toasts. These little toasts are topped with a tomato, basil and garlic mixture.

Ingredients

(Serves 4)
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 pound crusty Italian peasant bread, cut into 4 slices and toasted

Directions

Combine tomatoes, basil, oil, garlic and pepper in a medium bowl. Cover and let stand 30 minutes. Divide tomato mixture with any juices among the toast. Serve at room temperature.

Last Updated: July 2nd, 2015