Basil Cream Cheese Bruschetta

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

You Will Need
12 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives
4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil

What to Do
1. Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 6-8 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the tomato, onion and olives; set aside.

2. Combine cream cheese and basil; spread over the untoasted side of bread. Broil 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and edges are golden brown. Top with tomato mixture. Serve warm.

Serves 12

Nutritional analysis: 1 slice equals 81 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic exchange: 1 starch.