Fruity Salsa Bruschetta: Toddler Recipe

Bruschetta with tomatoes, herbs and oil on toasted garlic cheese bread

Content highlights

Type of meal


Prep time

5 mins

Cook time

10 mins


2 toddler portions


  • 1 Baguette (small)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 mandarin orange (peeled, deseeded and chopped)
  • 1 tomato (chopped into small cubes)
  • Handful chopped basil
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Chop the baguette into rings and place on a baking tray.
  3. Chop the garlic clove in half and rub the cut end over each ring of baguette.
  4. Bake in the oven for about 5-10 mins until crisp, flipping halfway through. Keep a close eye so it doesn’t burn!
  5. Place the mandarin, tomato, and basil into a bowl and drizzle with rapeseed oil. Mix together.
  6. Top the crispy bread with the salsa mixture and serve.

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Nutritional benefits

This easy lunch is high in vitamin C to support your toddler’s immune system. It is also a source of vitamin E which is important for healthy DNA.

High in:


Vitamin C

Vitamin A


This makes a great starter for adults too! You can also add in some diced red onion for extra flavour.