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Mushroom Breakfast Bruschetta

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 8 min.
Try something out of the ordinary and serve crunchy, melty bruschetta for breakfast!

Ingredients

  • 8 (5-inch long 1/2-inch) diagonally cut Italian bread slices
  • 1 package (8 ounces) ready-to-brown sausage links, thawed
  • 1 lb white button mushrooms, sliced (about 5 cups)
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions (scallions)
  • 4 slices provolone cheese (from a 6-ounce package), cut in 1/2-inch wide strips

Directions

  • Preheat broiler.
  • On a broiler rack place bread slices; broil 3 to 4 inches from heat until brown, about 1 minute per side; place on a shallow pan; set aside.
  • Cut sausage in 1/2-inch thick slices. In a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat cook sausages until golden, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes. Add mushrooms; cook, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are tender and most of the liquid evaporates, about 5 minutes. Stir in cherry tomatoes and green onions; cook and stir until hot, about 1 minute.
  • Divide mixture evenly over toasted bread; top with cheese, trimming strips to fit. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat until cheese melts, about 1 minute. Serve with scrambled eggs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 392
  Calories from Fat 161 (41%)
(27%)Total Fat 18g
(36%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(17%)Cholesterol 51mg
(36%)Sodium 872mg
(19%)Potassium 667mg
Total Carbohydrate 37g
(14%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(43%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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