By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

If you want a drier topping, remove the seeds from the tomato before dicing. (Cut tomato in half and scoop out seeds with your finger or a spoon.)

Number of servings

Serves 6

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 whole-grain baguette, cut into six 1/2-inch-thick diagonal slices
  2. 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  3. 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  4. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 3 tomatoes, diced
  6. 1/2 cup diced fennel
  7. 1 teaspoon olive oil
  8. 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  9. 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

Toast baguette slices in 400 F oven until lightly browned. Mix all other ingredients together. Spoon mixture evenly over toasted bread. Serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1 slice

  • Total carbohydrate 20 g
  • Dietary fiber 4 g
  • Sodium 123 mg
  • Saturated fat < 0.5 g
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Calories 110
  • Sugars 0 g

Created by the chefs at Mayo Clinic's Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center.

Apr. 02, 2013