Bruschetta with Basil and Provolone - Exact Heat Toaster Oven

Cuisinart original

These easy to make open-faced sandwiches will impress family and friends.


Makes 6 open-faced sandwiches


6 slices Italian bread (sliced ½-inch thick) 1 small garlic clove, minced 8 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped (about 2 cups) ¼ cup chopped fresh basil 1 cup shredded provolone cheese

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per sandwich: Calories 160 (23% from fat) • carb. 23g • pro. 8g • fat 4g • sat. fat 3g • chol. 10mg • sod. 285mg


Place rack in the Cuisinart® Exact Heat™ Toaster Oven Broiler in position B and arrange 3 slices of bread on the rack. Press the Toast button and Browning Selection #4. Press the Start/Stop button. Remove toasted bread from oven and reserve. Repeat with remaining bread. Meanwhile, place a Cuisinart® Non-Stick Stainless 12½-inch skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until golden, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and basil; cook until soft but not wet, about 2 minutes. Add shredded cheese and cook until bubbly, about 30 seconds. Spread over toasted bread and serve immediately.