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Delicious served as an appetizer, with soup, salad, or pasta dishes. Use the best rustic bakery bread you can find. If you love Blue Cheese, I think you'll really enjoy this.
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- 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped pecans
- 4 slices bread, crusty, firm-textured, cut about 3/4-inch thick
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
- 1 large tomato, sliced about 1/8-inch thick
- fresh ground pepper
- chopped fresh basil (to garnish) or dried basil (to garnish)
- 1In a small bowl, mash the cheeses together with a fork, leaving the mixture somewhat chunky.
- 2Mix in the pecans.
- 3Preheat the broiler.
- 4Arrange the bread on a small baking sheet and broil the slices for about a minute on each side, just until golden.
- 5Watch it carefully so it doesn’t burn.
- 6Rub one side of each piece of bread with garlic.
- 7Spread some of the cheese mixture over each slice and arrange 2 or 3 overlapping tomato slices on top.
- 8Pepper the tomatoes lightly, then garnish with basil and serve.
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Nutritional Facts for Bruschetta With Tomatoes, Blue Cheese, and Pecans
Serving Size: 1 (234 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 516.8
- Calories from Fat 327
- Total Fat 36.3 g
- Saturated Fat 15.7 g
- Cholesterol 72.1 mg
- Sodium 868.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 34.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
- Sugars 6.6 g
- Protein 15.8 g