March 26, 2011

The Toast with the Most


Good morning, world!  I was making up this yummy breakfast when the family came upstairs.  My hubby looked at me when he saw the ingredients on the counter and asked if I had lost my mind.  I told him to "Have faith, my dear, have faith."  Not really, I didn't say that.  He really did think I had lost my mind though.  Who would think that basil and strawberries and sour cream all thrown together would be so scrumptious?  I did and now my family agrees wholeheartedly!



Breakfast Bruschetta with Strawberries and Tangy Cream

For the Bruschetta
4 Tbsp. sugar, divided
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 small ciabatta rolls, split and halved diagonally
4 tsp. unsalted butter, softened
1 cup diced fresh strawberries
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh bail - due to the unfortunate demise of my basil plant, I only had dry and I used about 1 Tbsp.
Juice of 1/2 a lemon

For the Tangy Cream
1/4 cup sour cream
2 Tbsp. low-fat plain yogurt
2 tsp. honey
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

Preheat broiler with rack 6 inches from element.

Combine 2 Tbsp. sugar and cinnamon for the bruschetta in a small bowl.  Butter cut sides of bread and place on a baking sheet.  Sprinkle with sugar mixture, and broil until toasted, 2-3 minutes.

Toss strawberries with 2 Tbsp. sugar, basil, and lemon juice.

Combine sour cream, yogurt, honey, and vanilla for the tangy cream in a bowl.

To assemble bruschetta, spoon 2 Tbsp. strawberry mixture onto each piece of toast and dollop with 1 tsp. tangy cream.

Per Serving: Cal 118; Total Fat 4g; Chol 9mg; Sodium 91mg; Protein 3g

Source: Cuisine Lite

I'm off to World Market to do some damage!

~ Enjoy!

6 comments:

  1. Looks pretty! I don't think I have ever put fresh friut on my toast ... will have to give it a try.

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  2. It was so yummy! Our breakfast table was very quiet with the exception of all of the crunching :)

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  3. That looks delicious! I wish we didn't have such an early morning tomorrow or I may have just made that! So creative :)

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  4. ooo yum! What a great idea! Sounds easy and I love the combo of Strawberries and Basil!

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  5. Hmmm! Your family is so lucky to have this for breakfast! I'm looking forward to your recipes and now following you on FB.

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  6. Thanks ladies! Glad you all stopped by for a visit :)

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