TUSCAN TUNA BRUSCHETTA

 

  • Cooking Time: 5
  • Servings: 10 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 1 can (6 ounce) water-packed tuna, drained
  • 1/3 cup minced red onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves, or
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 container (16 ounces) hummus or other bean puree
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 20 thin diagonal slices crusty Italian or French bread

Directions

  • Flake the tuna with a fork into a bowl, and stir in the onion, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, thyme and pepper. In a separate bowl mix the hummus and sun-dried tomatoes together. Heat the broiler. Arrange the bread slices in a single layer on a cookie sheets. Broil 1 to 3 minutes on each side, or until lightly toasted. Top each toast with a layer of the hummus mixture and a small mound of the tuna mixture.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 170; Total fat 7g; Saturated fat 1g; Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 360mg; Carbohydrate 18g; Fiber 4g; Protein 10g; Vitamin A 4%DV*; Vitamin C 10%DV; Calcium 4%DV; Iron 10%DV
  • *Daily Value

Notes

Made with protein-rich hummus and canned tuna, this simple appetizer is perfect for game night or an Italian feast.

Categories: Appetizer 

Author Credit: Mealtime.org

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