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4 slices of Grilled Goat Cheese Bruschetta with tomato salad on metal sheet
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Grilled Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Grilled Goat Cheese Bruschetta is toasted on the barbecue grill, smeared with creamy Goat Cheese, and topped with a bright, flavor-packed Tomato, Kalamata Olive, and Herb Salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Grilled Goat Cheese Bruschetta
Servings: 10
Calories: 271kcal

Ingredients

Tomato, Kalamata Olive, and Herb Salad

  • 1.5 cups diced/halved tomato of choice
  • 1/2 cup chopped kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian flat leaf parsley plus any other fresh herbs on hand
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 2 garlic cloved minced
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice juice from 1/2 of a lemon
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

Bruschetta

  • 1 French Baugette
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 4 ounces goat cheese

Instructions

Tomato, Kalamata Olive, and Herb Salad

  • Combine all salad ingredients and let marinate at room temperature until ready to use.

French Baguette/Bruschetta Preparation

  • Slice the baguette into 1/2" slices
  • Combine the olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Brush both sides of the baugette slices with the olive oil mixture.
  • Place on the grill over direct heat, flipping once until both sides are toasted.
  • Distribute toasts on a cookie sheet and spread each toast slice with 2 teaspoons to 1 tablespoon of goat cheese.
  • Place entire cookie sheet on the grill with the lid covered for about 2 minutes to warm and soften the goat cheese.
  • Top each toast with a spoonful of the Tomato, Kalamata Olive, and Herb Salad and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 470mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 455IU | Vitamin C: 6.2mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1.9mg