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Cranberry Bruschetta

Recipe Summary

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.

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Bruschetta
Serving Size 1 slice
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 70
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 4g  
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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