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Tomato Basil Mozzarella Toasts

Everyone always LOVES these delicious and simple toasts. Serve them as a side dish or appetizer. A crusty baguette toasted with fresh mozzarella and tomato and garnished with basil.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

  • 1 Crusty French Baguette
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4 Roma tomatoes , thinly sliced
  • 4 fresh basil leaves , finely chopped

Instructions

  • Heat oven High broil.
  • Slice the baguette in half, lengthwise, so that you're left with two long halves of bread. 
  • Slice the mozzarella ball into very thin slices. Sliced the tomatoes into thin slices. 
  • Layer mozzarella slices along the bread, cut size up. 
  • Place on a baking tray and broil for 3-4 minutes or until mozzarella has begun to melt and bubble slightly. 
  • Remove from oven and lay tomato slices on top. 
  • Return to oven for 1-2 more minutes. Remove from oven. 
  • Sprinkle with fresh chopped basil. Slice into pieces. Garnish very lightly with salt and pepper, if desired. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 103mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 3.4mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 0.9mg