Bruschetta is a healthy light snack. Bruschetta is extremely versatile, the lemon and mint in this recipe give it a very summery flavour.

Preparation time: 5-10 mins

Ingredients

6 plum tomatoes
Juice of ½ lemon
Small handful mint
Salt and pepper to season
1 clove Garlic
2 tsp Olive oil
15g crushed walnuts
4 slices good quality crusty bread

Method:

1. Remove the skins from the tomato by scoring a small cross in the top and placing them in boiled water for 1 min. Peel away the skins.

2. Cut the tomatoes into quarters and remove the seeds. Then finely chop.

3. Finely chop the mint and combine in a bowl with the tomato and lemon juice. Lightly season.

4. Toast the bread under the grill. If you like garlic flavours, crush a clove of garlic with the side of  a knife and rub over the bread once cooked.

5. Spoon the tomato mix over the toasted bread, sprinkle with crushed walnuts.

Drizzle with a very small amount of olive oil if desired.

If you are feeling lazy, in a rush, or don’t feel your chopping skills are up to it. blitz the mint in a food processor before adding tomatoes (with skin on), lemon and seasoning then blitz very briefly.

Nutritional content: per serving

Calories 164 Kcal
Total fat 5.6g
   - Saturated fat 0.8g
   - Polyunsaturated fat 2.2g
   - Monounsaturated fat 2.2g
Carbohydrate 20g
Protein 5.5g
Fibre 5g
Salt 0.5g

Page last reviewed on 22/07/2017

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