Healthy Italian Bread Bites: An Easy Appetizer with a Secret Ingredient

In need of a quick and easy appetizer? Think twice before grabbing the chips and salsa – these Italian Bread Bites are perfect for game day or any time you need to whip up a tasty snack in a time crunch. Not only are they simple to make, but they’re way healthy and packed full of flavor. The secret ingredient? Greek yogurt. By using Chobani’s Non-Fat Plain Greek Yogurt as a base, calories are minimal and protein takes the lead. Now that’s a win.

Easy, healthy appetizer: Italian bread bites

Healthy Italian Bread Bites

Prep time: 10 min | Bake time: 10 min

Easy, healthy appetizer: Italian bread bites

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Ingredients

  • 1 French baguette or mini Italian bread loaf
  • 1 5.3 oz container of Chobani Non-Fat Plain Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Italian salad dressing mix
  • ¼ tsp garlic salt
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 package of grape or cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil

*Makes approx. 40 slices – based on 20 in. loaf

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3 slices
Calories 118
Protein 3.5g
Fat 1.5g
Carbohydrates 20g
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Steps

    1. Preheat oven to 350°. Slice bread into ½ inch pieces.
    2. Add 1 tsp Italian salad dressing mix to container of yogurt and stir. This will be the Italian spread.
    3. Spread the Italian spread onto each slice of bread and sprinkle parmesan on top.
    4. Pop into the oven for 10 min.
    5. Once the bread is toasted, add another layer of Italian spread to each slice.
    6. Top with a leaf of basil and sliced grape or cherry tomatoes and serve!

Easy, healthy appetizer: Italian bread bites

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  1. Mmm I love Greek yogurt! Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe!

  2. I love finding new ways to use Greek yogurt. These seems so elegant!

  3. here in Italy we just love eating bread with tomatoes, such a perfect mix! ;)

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