Tomato Tartines

Ingredients vary widely when it comes to these trendy, French bistro-style, open-faced sandwiches. Start with our basic recipe for snack time and, later on, try adding lean chicken, turkey, fish or more vegetables for a heartier meal.

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Nutritional Bonus: Our vegetable tartines offer ample amounts of selenium, a mineral that’s essential for anti-oxidant production. 



  • 2 slices whole-grain bread
  • 1/4 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 tsp fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, shredded


  1. Toast bread slices and distribute ricotta cheese evenly over top of each.
  2. In a small skillet, heat oil and sauté tomatoes, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper, to taste, until tomatoes soften, about 5 minutes.
  3. Top bread slices with tomato mixture, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 tartine
  • Calories 150
  • Carbohydrate Content 16 g
  • Cholesterol Content 5 mg
  • Fat Content 6 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 9 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1.5 g
  • Sodium Content 310 mg
  • Sugar Content 4 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g

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