Tomato Crostini with Fontina Cheese

Tomato Crostini with Fontina Cheese

"These Italian-inspired baguette slices use only a few simple ingredients, but add a colorful Mediterranean flair to any meal. Prepared as savory crostini that require only a few simple ingredients, the diced canned tomatoes are recipe ready and nutrient rich. Another festive option: turn this appetizer into a light holiday meal by serving it with a chopped Italian salad and a whole-wheat pasta dish."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 123 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 294 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place baguette slices on a baking sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted, turning once.
  3. Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, olives, parsley, vinegar, oil and red pepper in a medium bowl.
  4. Place 1 cheese slice on each toasted baguette slice; return to the oven. Bake for 2 to 3 minutes or until the cheese begins to melt.
  5. Top each with about 1 tablespoon of the tomato mixture. Serve immediately as an appetizer.

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I had a half a can of diced tomatoes with basil, oregano and garlic that I wanted to use up, so I found this recipe. I made the tomato mixture ahead of time and let it sit covered at room tempe...

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Ok this was really probably more like a 2.5 but I will give it credit for originality and ease of making. Having said that your putting raw tomatoes on toasted bread with some cheese and thats a...

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I had a half a can of diced tomatoes with basil, oregano and garlic that I wanted to use up, so I found this recipe. I made the tomato mixture ahead of time and let it sit covered at room tempe...

Absolutely delicious and very quick and easy. I added finely chopped fresh basil to the tomato mixture in place of parsley. Added a bit of garden fresh taste and the was a nice touch of color ...

A delicious appetizer! I used small ciabatta rolls cut in half and then I used a reduced balsamic as a glaze to drizzle on top right before serving. It was a hit with my friends! I also used gru...

This was incredible! I did have to make a couple small changes based on what I had on hand though. I used regular diced tomatoes and added some garlic, dried basil, and dried oregano. I also ...

Loved it! Very easy, but delicious! I used a multi-grain ciabatta bread which got very, very crispy when baked, but the juices from the tomato mixture softened it up a bit. I used plain diced ...

Pretty tasty. Hubby commented that he liked the cheese on the bottom (instead of on top like I do with my usual bruschetta recipe) because it helped the topping to stay on the bread. Used prov...

Ok this was really probably more like a 2.5 but I will give it credit for originality and ease of making. Having said that your putting raw tomatoes on toasted bread with some cheese and thats a...

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