Avocado and Sundried Tomato Bruschetta

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Servings: 10 to 12

This avocado and sundried tomato bruschetta is perfect for pleasing a crowd – enjoy it as an appetizer at your next get-together or use it as a light lunch or dinner just for the family.

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole-wheat baguette
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 slices uncooked vegetarian bacon
  • 3 medium ripe avocado, pitted and chopped
  • ¼ cup sundried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
  • 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 6 large Roma tomatoes, cored and diced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra
  • 1 ½ tablespoons balsamic vinegar

 

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the broiler in your oven to high heat.
  2. Slice the baguette at an angle into ¼-inch slices and arrange them on a baking sheet.
  3. Brush the slices with olive oil and season lightly with salt and pepper.
  4. Broil the baguette slices for 1 to 2 minutes on each side until just toasted and browned.
  5. Heat the bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp – remove to paper towels to drain then chop coarsely.
  6. Combine the avocado, sundried tomato, lime juice and garlic in a mixing bowl – stir until well combined.
  7. In another bowl, toss together the diced tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and olive oil with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  8. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of the avocado mixture onto each tomato slice and top with a spoonful of the balsamic tomato mixture.
  9. Garnish with bruschetta bite with a piece of chopped bacon.

Avocado and Sundried Tomato Bruschetta

Nutritional Information:

250 calories per serving, 15.5g fat, 28g carbs, 7g protein, 8g fiber.

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