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Tomato and Arugula Crostini

Total Time
15 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
3 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Use a high quality Parmesan cheese to maximize your flavor for the least possible calories. Parmigiano Reggiano has a nice, nutty taste.
Ingredients

plum tomato(es)

4 medium, seeded and chopped

arugula

2 cup(s), fresh, chopped

grated Parmesan cheese

½ cup(s), fresh

olive oil

1 Tbsp, extra-virgin

balsamic vinegar

2 tsp, white-variety

kosher salt

¼ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp, freshly ground

Italian bread

5 oz, four 1.25 oz pieces about 3⁄4-inch-thick each

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), halved

Instructions

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients. Let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat broiler or prepare grill.
  3. Rub bread with cut side of garlic clove. Place bread slices on a baking sheet or grill rack; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
  4. Top bread slices with tomato mixture. Serve immediately. Yields 1 slice of bread and about 1/2 cup of tomato mixture per serving.

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