How Do You Say "bruschetta" in Spanish?

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

My very own Southwestern take on that classic Italian appetizer that everyone seems to love. I thought this one up one night when I wanted bruschetta but only had cheddar cheese. I think it's pretty good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl mix together tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, garlic, and cumin, reserve.
  3. Slice the loaf of bread into 1/2 inch slices.
  4. spread the bean dip on each piece.
  5. Arrange the bread on a cookie sheet and sprinkle with the cheddar.
  6. Place the bread in the oven until cheese is just melted over the top.
  7. Spoon the tomato mixture over the toasted bread slices and serve.
  8. I like to garnish these with a small dallop of sour cream and a couple cilantro leaves.
  9. Enjoy!


Most Helpful

Just wonderful - I had a bunch of leftover homemade hoagie rolls and wondered if I could use them for something exactly like this and they were a big hit. I used canned diced tomatoes with garlic and then added in some chopped jalapenos and chopped black olives. I put the tomato mixture on top of the refried beans and then topped with cheese before putting them in the oven. Delicious!

pattikay in L.A. January 17, 2010

These are absolutely awesome! I took them to work to share with my fellow teachers at lunch and everyone raved about them. I used canned diced tomatoes with chilies (drained very well), decreased the cilantro to 1 1/2 tablespoons and topped each bruschetta with a slice of jalapeno. This is a wonderful take on a classic. Thanks so much for sharing!

rickoholic83 April 23, 2007

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