Bruschetta with Feta Cheese
(makes 6 servings)
6 slices French or Sour Dough bread
2 teaspoons (10 ml) olive oil
2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
12 cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/4 cup (15 g) minced fresh basil or flat-leaf parsley
2 ounces (60 g) reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled
freshly ground pepper
- Grill or toast bread on both sides until golden brown. Brush one side of each slice with some of the olive oil and rub with garlic.
- In a small bowl, combine cherry tomatoes, basil, and feta cheese. Spoon 1/6 of the mixture onto the top of each bread slice. Add a grinding of fresh pepper and serve.
Per serving: 106 calories (28% calories from fat), 4 g protein, 3 g total fat (1.1 g saturated fat), 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 3 mg cholesterol, 280 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1 carbohydrate (bread/starch), 1/2 fat