This fresh herb and seafood appetizer is lower in calories than most other appetizers. A hit at summer parties.
- Makes: 48 servings
- Start to Finish: 20 mins
tablespoons olive oil
tablespoon lemon juice
tablespoon snipped fresh chives
tablespoon snipped fresh basil
tablespoon snipped fresh mint
cloves garlic, minced
cup crabmeat or one 6 1/2-ounce can crabmeat, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed
ounces peeled, deveined, cooked shrimp, coarsely chopped
cup chopped roma tomatoes (3 medium)
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
8 ounce loaf baguette-style French bread
Freshly ground black pepper
Fresh mint (optional)
- In a medium bowl combine 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, the lemon juice, chives, basil, mint, and garlic. Add crabmeat, shrimp, tomatoes, and onion; toss to coat.
- Cut bread into 48 thin slices. Arrange bread slices on a large baking sheet. Brush one side of each slice with some of the 2 tablespoons olive oil; sprinkle lightly with pepper. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes per side or until toasted.
- To serve, spoon seafood mixture onto the oiled side of each toasted slice. If desired, garnish with fresh mint. Serve immediately. Makes 48 appetizer servings
Nutrition Facts (Seafood Bruschetta)
- Per serving:
- 30 kcal cal.,
- 1 g fat
- 13 mg chol.,
- 50 mg sodium,
- 3 g carb.,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet