Bruschetta

Serves
1 person
Cook time
3-5 mins.
Prep time
3-4 mins

BENEFIT

This quick recipe is a great source of iron which is important for your increased blood volume during pregnancy and the tomatoes are rich in Vitamin C which helps to release this iron from foods.

Ingredients

  • 1 ciabatta loaf (small)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tomatoes (ripe)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp chopped basil (or dried basil)

Directions

  1. Peel and chop tomatoes into small chunks. Mix in bowl with basil.
  2. Peel garlic and cut in half.
  3. Preheat the grill and cut ciabatta loaf in half horizontally.
  4. Rub garlic on each slice of bread, drizzle with a little olive oil and grill until toasted.
  5. Top with tomatoes and basil and serve.

BENEFIT

This quick recipe is a great source of iron which is important for your increased blood volume during pregnancy and the tomatoes are rich in Vitamin C which helps to release this iron from foods.

High in:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Potassium
  • Selenium