Tomato Toasts

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Appetizer
Tomato Toasts

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Grilled bread topped with fresh mozzarella, multicolored tomatoes and fresh Italian parsley

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Recipe Data

8
Servings
25min
Prep
30min
Total

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    Description

    Sure you can use regular shredded cheese for these toasts, but we're telling ya, it's hard to beat fresh Mozzarella. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 8
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    6 tbsp.Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    2 clove(s)garlic, minced
    8 slice(s)Hy-Vee Bakery whole grain bread , 1 1/2-oz, 1/2-in-thick
    1 pt.cherry tomatoes, whole and halved
    Gustare Vita olive oil
    8 oz.fresh mozzarella cheese, torn into slices
    3 tbsp.Gustare Vita pesto
    Fresh Italian parsley, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Microwave-safe measuring cup
    • Microwave
    • Silicone pastry brush
    • Metal skewers

    Directions

    1. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat. Add butter to a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in garlic. Brush garlic butter on both sides of each bread slice. Grill for 3 minutes or until crisp and golden, turning once. Cool on a rack.

    2. Thread tomatoes on skewers; brush with olive oil. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes or until tomatoes are slightly charred, turning once.
    3. Top bread with mozzarella, pesto and tomatoes. If desired, garnish with parsley.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    260 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 18g
    • Cholesterol: 45mg
    • Sodium: 280mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 22g
    • Protein: 12g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 20%
    0%
    Vitamin C 8%
    0%
    Iron 8%
    0%
    Calcium 20%

    Recipe Source:

    August Seasons 2017.