Whole Grain Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Basil Recipe
6 slices whole-grain French baguette or whole-grain Italian Bread
1 garlic clove
1 TSBP + 1 tsp olive oil
3 plum/roma tomatoes, chopped
3 fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 tsp balasamic vinegar
¼ cup parmesan cheese
Pinch of each salt & pepper
3) Drizzle slices with 1 TBSP of olive oil.2) Cut garlic clove in half and rub on each side of slice of bread.
4) Arrange bread on a baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes or until toasted.
5) Remove from oven.
6.) Toss the tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, basil, and remaining olive oil into a bowl.
7.) Spoon onto slices. Season with salt & pepper. Top with Parmesan cheese.
How to get your kids involved?
-Have them cut the tomatoes and basil (with a plastic knife, under adult supervision)
-Have them pick basil leaves if you have them growing in your own garden
-Have them drizzle the whole grain slices with olive oil and rub with the garlic clove
-Have them add the bruschetta ingredients together and toss
-Have them spoon onto the prepared whole grain slices and top with parmesan cheese