How Do You Say "bruschetta" in Spanish?

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by I Cook Therefore I

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!

Top Review by pattikay in L.A.

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!

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!

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