Recipes and Cooking Banh Mi Bruschetta 4.0 (6) Bruschetta doesn't have to be all about tomatoes. Our easy bruschetta recipe uses ham, cucumber slices, carrots, and sliced jalapeno peppers to make a zesty and refreshing appetizer. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 1, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 10 mins Broil Time: 2 mins Total Time: 12 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 24 0.5 inch thick slices from baguette-style French bread ⅓ cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoon soy sauce 6 ounce thinly sliced ham 1 English cucumber, sliced or shredded 2 carrots, shredded ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro Thin jalapeño pepper slices (optional) Lime wedges (optional) Directions Preheat broiler. Spread mayonnaise on one side of each bread slice and arrange, spread side up, on a baking sheet. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 1 minute or just until starting to toast. Remove from oven; gently brush with soy sauce. Return to oven and broil 1 minute more. Top bread slices with ham, cucumber, carrots, and cilantro. Add jalapeño slices and serve with lime wedges. Makes 12 servings. Tip Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 94 Calories 3g Fat 12g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 94 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 321mg 14% Total Carbohydrate 12g 4% Total Sugars 1g Protein 4g Vitamin C 2.4mg 12% Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 90mg 2% Folate, total 32.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.