Recipes

Strawberry Bruschetta

Apr 4, 2018

Ingredients

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

Preparation

  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.

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

  • 204 calories
  • 5 g fat(2 g sat)
  • 4 g fiber
  • 39 g carbohydrates
  • 5 g protein
  • 38 mcg folate
  • 9 mg cholesterol
  • 25 g sugars
  • 19 g added sugars
  • 115 IU vitamin A
  • 65 mg vitamin C
  • 73 mg calcium
  • 1 mg iron
  • 132 mg sodium
  • 240 mg potassium
  • 112 mg phosphorus
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