By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

Crostini is the Italian word for little toasts. These little toasts are topped with a tomato, basil and garlic mixture.

Number of servings

Serves 4

Ingredients

  1. 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  2. 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  3. 2 teaspoons olive oil
  4. 1 clove garlic, minced
  5. Freshly ground pepper
  6. 1/4 pound crusty Italian peasant bread, cut into 4 slices and toasted

Directions

Combine tomatoes, basil, oil, garlic and pepper in a medium bowl. Cover and let stand 30 minutes. Divide tomato mixture with any juices among the toast. Serve at room temperature.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1 slice

  • Calories 107
  • Total fat 3.5 g
  • Saturated fat 0.6 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 176 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 16 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 0 g
  • Protein 3 g

This recipe is one of 400 recipes collected in the "Fix-It and Enjoy-It! Healthy Cookbook" published by Good Books and available at the MayoClinic.com Bookstore.

July 02, 2015