1 loaf French bread
Garlic cloves or minced garlic
1 1/2 cups finely chopped tomatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds, seeded)
1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
5-6 fresh basil leaves, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1. Preheat oven 450°F. Slice French bread into thin slices and bake about 10 minutes or until crispy. Remove from oven and rub garlic clove across top.
2. In bowl, combine all remaining ingredients. When ready to serve, top toasted bread.
Makes 16 servings (bread with about 2 tablespoons topping)
Calories from fat 16%
Saturated Fat 0g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch
Spicy Advice: To seed tomatoes: cut tomato in half from side to side and gently squeeze tomato to watch seeds easily pop out.