Bruschetta with Shallots

Bruschetta with Shallots


"Shallots are the special ingredient in this easy, filling bruschetta. The tomato mixture tastes best when prepared ahead of time and chilled for approximately 1 hour."


15 m servings 162 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 162 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 168 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, toss together the roma tomatoes, minced garlic, shallots, basil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and 1/3 cup olive oil.
  2. Place the slivered garlic and 1/4 cup olive oil in small saucepan over medium heat. Slowly cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes. Discard garlic.
  3. Toast the bread slices, and brush with the olive oil heated with garlic. Top slices with the roma tomato mixture.
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  1. 82 Ratings


Delicious! However, the second time I made them, I prepared the mixture the night before so the flavors could develop, and it was twice as good. This will be one of my favorites in the future...

This recipes is wonderful, served it as an appetizer for New Years Eve. I thought it was a little bland. I added 2-3 tablespoons of balsalmic vinegar to the tomato basil mixture. Then after t...

This made a beautiful presentation! Basil and tomatoes fresh from my father's garden, along with the toasted bread. There was a little left over, and the next day it smelled and tasted even more...

what an elegant rendition for bruschetta! Very tasty.

I took the advise of a previous reviewer and made this the night before let the flavors blend. I did not add the basil until about an hour before I wasa going to serve this. I also let the cho...

This was delicious, but we all adore bruschetta anyway! I didn't use the specified amount of oil for the tomato mixture, I just drizzled and tossed until combined...maybe only 1-2 tablespoons......

Great recipe! I have picky tomato eaters so I used only 4 romas. The garlic, shallot and basil was more pronounced this way. I cut down on some of fat by doing bread differently. I cut a g...

This is a FABULOUS and easy recipe! I have e-mailed it to many of my friends who raved about it at a party. A definite must have.

I made this to take to a dinner and it was a bit hit. Everyone kept complimenting me on it. I actually made it the night before and so it could rest for a while. This will be my go-to brusche...