Save on Pinterest

Basil Cream Cheese Bruschetta

This appealing appetizer takes classic bruschetta to new heights. Instead of olive oil, these savory treats are spread with reduced-fat cream cheese, then topped with tomato, green onion and ripe olives.—Michelle Wentz, Fort Polk, Louisiana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 12 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil

Directions

  • Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 6-8 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the tomato, onion and olives; set aside.
  • Combine cream cheese and basil; spread over the untoasted side of bread. Broil 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and edges are golden brown. Top with tomato mixture. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 81 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links.

Recommended Video