Bruschetta is an Italian antipasto and consists of grilled slices of bread topped with tomatoes, herbs, meat, and more. This recipe really turns things inside out, using the tomato as the base and the toasted bread, chicken, spinach, and herbs as the filling.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Remove skin from chicken and discard. Cut meat off the bones. Chop enough meat to measure 2 cups; save the remaining chicken for another use. In a medium bowl, combine the 2 cups chicken, the spinach, green onions, basil, vinegar, oil, and garlic. Toss to evenly coat.

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  • Cut a 1/4-inch-thick slice from the stem end of each tomato; discard slices. Using a spoon, carefully scoop out the tomato pulp, leaving a 1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick shell. Place shells, open sides up, on serving plate(s). Discard tomato seeds. Chop enough of the tomato pulp to measure 1/2 cup; discard remaining pulp. Stir the 1/2 cup tomato pulp into chicken mixture.

  • Divide chicken mixture among tomato shells. Top with bread cubes and cheese.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; protein 17.5g 35% DV; carbohydrates 16.3g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 3.7g 15% DV; sugars 9.3g; fat 14.1g 22% DV; saturated fat 4g 20% DV; cholesterol 64.3mg 21% DV; vitamin a iu 2823.1IU 57% DV; vitamin c 33.3mg 56% DV; folate 55.4mcg 14% DV; calcium 85.2mg 9% DV; iron 2.2mg 12% DV; magnesium 37.4mg 13% DV; potassium 621.6mg 17% DV; sodium 509.5mg 20% DV.