Healthy Recipes

Bruschetta With Plums and Fresh Basil
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Servings: 6
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Sourdough baguette (24 inches)
Fat-free cream cheese, whipped 4 ounces
California plums, sliced fresh 6 cups
Fresh basil 1 cup


Directions
  1. Slice baguette into 24 inch-thick pieces.
  2. Toast in a 350°F oven until golden brown.
  3. Spread each slice of bread with fat-free cream cheese.
  4. Slice plums into thin slices. Place several slices of plum on each piece of bruschetta.
  5. Garnish with fresh basil leaf.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 0; Other: 0

Source
California Tree Fruit Agreement/Produce for Better Health


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 4 bruschetta
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 17 g
Proteins 5 g
Vitamin A 20% DV
Vitamin C 30% DV
Calcium 6% DV
Iron 4% DV
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