Preparation time: 10 minutes
Number of servings: 16
- 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1/4 cup sugar substitute
- 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced into rings
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 3 Tbsp minced fresh basil
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 8-oz loaf whole-grain French bread
- 8 tsp extra virgin olive oil
Combine cranberries, sugar substitute, and red wine vinegar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add onion and garlic, return the mixture to a boil, and reduce heat. Simmer on low for 10 minutes or until cranberries pop.
Pour into a glass bowl. Stir in basil and oregano. Cool at room temperature.
Cut bread diagonally into 16 (3/4-inch) slices; brush both sides with oil. Broil each side for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Top each slice with cranberry mixture.
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