Recipes

Olive, Tomato and Red Onion Bruschetta

When the weather is warm, the last thing you feel like doing is cooking in a hot kitchen.  And that’s where this beautiful bruschetta really comes into its own.

There’s no need for this fresh, colourful, tasty dish to be reserved for a canapé. You can make it into a healthy meal that’s perfect to enjoy as part of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

There are so many variations to this dish, you can really get creative and add whatever you like. It’s also a great option when you’re feeding a crowd – just make a big batch of toppings and let everyone help themselves.

Bruschetta

You could also try:

  • Adding some freshly carved ham off the bone
  • Spreading some pesto onto the bread before adding the topping
  • Replacing the olives with an olive tapenade
  • Adding some feta or ricotta and a squeeze of lemon
  • Using different varieties, sizes and colours of tomatoes
  • Spreading the bread with a home made dip such as our Minty Beetroot Hummus
  • Adding some chopped avocado
  • Throwing a cooked BBQ prawn on top of each one

Print Recipe
Olive, Tomato and Red Onion Bruschetta
Bruschetta
Course Main Dish, Snacks
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 8 slices crusty sourdough bread try to find wholemeal if possible
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped in half
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 large ripe tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 1 red onion peeled and very finely diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped olives
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Course Main Dish, Snacks
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 8 slices crusty sourdough bread try to find wholemeal if possible
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped in half
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 large ripe tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 1 red onion peeled and very finely diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped olives
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Bruschetta
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, and olives. Drizzle with the olive oil and mix well.
  2. Have a taste and season as needed.
  3. Toast your sliced bread under the grill or in a toaster.
  4. When cooked, rub each slice with a half clove of the exposed garlic.
  5. Top the bread with the tomato mixture and serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

2 slices is one serve. Recipe serves 4 at 302 calories per serve.

To help you beat the bloat after the festive season, the January 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is our BELLY BUSTER Challenge. Find out more and sign up here.

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