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homemade bruschetta on cucumber slices arranged on a circular cutting board and topped with basil leaves
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Homemade Bruschetta Christmas Appetizer

Homemade Bruschetta is one of the easiest and healthiest make ahead Christmas appetizers that you'll find! This delicious bruschetta Christmas appetizer can be ready in 15 minutes and made up to 3 days ahead of time. Make it festive and colorful by serving on cucumber slices instead of toast and arranging into a pretty holiday themed board.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Christmas appetizer, Christmas party finger foods, Christmas recipes, holiday appetizer
Servings: 16
Calories: 29kcal
Author: Kristina


  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 2 small red onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 ½ tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large cucumbers


  • Dice the tomatoes, onions, and garlic. Add balsamic vinegar, oil and torn basil leaves. Mix well, taste, and season with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Slice the cucumbers about ½ inch thick.


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 29kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 259IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg