Candied Tomato Bruschetta


This is a definite unique item to serve at a tea party! Have you ever had caramelized tomatoes before? They are delish!

The first time I tasted this recipe, I thought it was tomato jam. When I served it at my tea party, people said it tasted like strawberries! It is definitely a surprise to the taste buds and is so easy to make.

You can serve them warm or cold. I opted to serve them cold at my tea party.

Candied Tomato Bruschetta | realmomkitchen.com

Candied Tomato Bruschetta
 
Ingredients
  • 4-5 large tomatoes (I use 8 roma tomatoes)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 long baguette loaf, cut into slices
  • 1 (8 oz) container of spreadable light cream cheese
Instructions
  1. Slice the tomatoes, removing most of the juice and seeds.
  2. In a large non-stick skillet, add the sugar and butter. Heat over medium heat while stirring until the mixture reaches a low boil.
  3. Add in to tomato slices and arrange in a single layer.
  4. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Then add in the salt and pepper and simmer just a little longer until tomatoes are soft and the mixture has thickened. Set aside.
  5. Spread some cream cheese over each baguette slice and top with some of the tomato mixture. Serve as is or place on a baking sheet and broil until the cream cheese is soft and golden. Makes about 24 servings.

Recipe adapted from Deals to Meals.

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