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Strawberry Bruschetta

Strawberry Bruschetta

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 203
Strawberry Bruschetta
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Start to Finish: 15 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 40

Ingredients

  • 4 thick slices whole-wheat bread
  • 6 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 cups sliced or diced hulled strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons mascarpone, (Italian cream cheese)

Directions

  1. Toast bread in a toaster.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over high heat. Add sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice and cook, stirring, until the sugar melts and the mixture begins to bubble, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add strawberries and stir until juices begin to exude and the berries are heated through, 30 seconds to 1 minute more.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon mascarpone on each piece of toast. Top with the warm berries.
  4. Tip: MAKE AHEAD TIP: Prepare the sauce (Step 2), cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 1 month. To reheat, microwave on High for about 1 minute (defrost first, if necessary).

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 203 cal., 5 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 9 mg chol., 152 mg sodium, 40 g carb. (4 g fiber), 4 g pro.

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