Tomato and White Bean Bruschetta on a Grilled Baguette

Tomato and White Bean Bruschetta on a Grilled Baguette
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Serves: 12-16
 
Start your meal off right with this uber-healthy take on bruschetta. Save time, but don’t skimp on nutrition by incorporating canned, chopped tomatoes. Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories: 110, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 410mg, Potassium: 65mg, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 6%, Vitamin C: 10%, Calcium: 4%, Iron: 6%
Ingredients
  • 1 (15-oz.) can petite cut diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup small canned white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon snipped rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic + 1 clove garlic, halved
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 12 to 16 baguette slices
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
  • Freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Drain tomatoes in a fine mesh strainer and place in a medium bowl.
  2. Let stand for 5 minutes then drain off any accumulated liquid.
  3. Stir in beans, olive oil, vinegar, rosemary and minced garlic.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper and set aside.
  5. Rub the cut side of the garlic onto baguette slices and spray with olive oil cooking spray.
  6. Grill over medium heat for a minute or 2 on each side or until nicely grill marked and crisp.
  7. Remove and let cool.
  8. Place equal amounts of tomato mixture on each baguette slice and top with pine nuts and Parmesan.