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FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Basil & Vegan Cream Cheese Bruschetta

August 4, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Food

Basil & Vegan Cream Cheese Bruschetta

Basil & Vegan Cream Cheese Bruschetta

Recipe by CHEF STACEY DOUGAN

Get your fresh basil and sweet tomatoes at Vegas Roots Community Garden! It’s in season — and they have tons of it!

INGREDIENTS (Makes 12 slices)

  • 12 slices French bread (cut 1/2 inch thick)
  • 1 cup tomato, seeded and diced small
  • 1⁄4 cup onion, diced small
  • 2 tablespoon chopped pitted olives (optional)
  • 8 ounces Vegan Tofutti Cream Cheese (or vegan cream cheese of your choice)
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

    DIRECTIONS

    • Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 6-8 inches from the heat for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine tomato, onion and olives; set aside.

    • Combine cream cheese and basil; spread on top of each slice of bread. Top with tomato mixture. Serve immediately.

    Chef STACEY DOUGAN

    www.chefstaceydougan.com • (702) 609-3488 • Email: chefstaceydougan@gmail.com
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