Tasty bruschetta with mushroom topping

Tasty bruschetta with mushroom topping

In Italy, a bruschetta (pronounced brew-sket-ta) is a flame-toasted thick slice of bread, dressed with any sauce, topped with extra-virgin olive oil, some salt, and pepper. For the weight loss seekers, here’s presenting a tasty bruschetta with low-calorie mushroom topping, This one makes for a perfect party canapé with loads of flavor packed into every bite-sized toast. Also, because it uses so few ingredients, it’s important to use the best ones that you can find, including the mushrooms, olive oil, and the herbs.

Serves
Preparation Time
Cooking Time
4 People 10 Minutes 16 Minutes

Ingredients

  • Italian bread, sliced
  • 2 tbsp(tablespoons) extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra as needed
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound mixed mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 handful fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, picked and freshly chopped
  • 1 small handful fresh thyme leaves picked and freshly chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

Step 1

Lightly toast your bread in a toaster or on the grill or tawa.

Step 2

In a large pan over medium-high heat, heat olive oil.

Step 3

Once hot, add the garlic and sauté until fragrant.

Step 4

Add the mushrooms, salt and pepper, sprinkle little olive oil.

Step 5

On medium heat, cook for about 10 to 12 minutes, stirring often.

Step 6

Add the parsley and thyme.

Step 7

Cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from flame.

Step 8

Place the mushrooms on top of the bread slices.

Step 9

Dress with some extra salt, pepper, and extra-virgin olive oil, if required.

Step 10

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 155.3g

Calories 321 Calories from Fat 101
Total Fat 11.2 g 17% Saturated Fat 3.3 g 17%
Trans Fat 0.0 g Cholesterol 15 mg 5%
Sodium 770 mg 32% Potassium 398 mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 42.9 g 14% Dietary Fiber 2.5 g 10%
Sugars 3.1 g Protein 12.8 g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 6% Iron 23%

* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.