Elegante Bruschetta

Not your typical bruschetta recipe, this one is appealing to the eye with red and yellow bell peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, prosciutto and cheese… delicious ingredients all in one place!

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Elegante Bruschetta

Yield: 16 appetizers

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Ingredients:

1 baguette
4 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
1 Tablespoon freshly grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1 red bell pepper, seeded & ribs removed, and chopped finely
1 yellow bell pepper, seeded & ribs removed, and chopped finely
2 Roma tomatoes, cut into thin slices
3 green onions, cut into thin slices
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella or Asiago cheese
4 ounces mushrooms, cut into thin slices
4 ounces prosciutto, cut into 1/2-inch strips
4 Tablespoons freshly grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
Chopped Italian parsley for garnish, optional

Directions:

1. Slice baguette lengthwise into halves. Place cut side up on baking sheet.

2. Combine olive oil, garlic, 1 Tablespoon Romano and pepper in bowl and mix well. Spread over each of the bread halves. Distribute bell pepper, tomatoes and green onions on each bread half. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Top with mushrooms and prosciutto.

3. Bake at 350 degrees for 5-10 min. or until the cheese melts.

4. Broil 2-3 minutes or until cheese begins to brown. Cut into small slices (about 16). Sprinkle with freshly grated Romano. Top with Italian parsley, if desired.

Nutritional Information per serving:
Serving size: 1 piece of bruschetta
Calories per serving: 177
Fat per serving: 8g
Saturated Fat per serving: 2.8g
Sugar per serving: .88g
Fiber per serving: 1.4g
Protein per serving: 9g
Cholesterol per serving: 16.8mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 17.5g

WW POINTS per serving:
Points Plus Program: 5 Old Points Program: 4

Source: RecipeGirl.com

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One Response to “Elegante Bruschetta”

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    Michael Reynoso — December 5, 2013 @ 9:26 PM

    Looks great!!! im making this tomorrow so hopefully it turns out good! thanks for the recipe :)