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Italian Bruschetta with an Eggscellent Twist

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 8 min.
Total: 23 min.
A classic appetizer topped with hard-cooked eggs for extra protein.


  • 6 1-inch thick Italian bread slices
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato bruschetta, drained
  • 6 hard-cooked, sliced eggs (or fried eggs)
  • 3/4 cup shredded Italian blend cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 6 leaves fresh basil


  • Place bread slices on baking sheet; top with 1–2 tablespoons of Italian blend cheese and heat in a 450°F oven for 3–5 minutes to melt cheese. Remove bread from oven, and place 2–3 tablespoons bruschetta mixture on each bread slice.
  • Top with a hard-cooked egg slices and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Return to oven for an additional 2–3 minutes to melt cheese. Sprinkle with basil, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 347
  Calories from Fat 155 (45%)
(27%)Total Fat 17g
(42%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(92%)Cholesterol 277mg
(42%)Sodium 996mg
(17%)Potassium 602mg
Total Carbohydrate 24g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(47%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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