Smoked Gouda Bruschetta

A great appetizer for fall football games or your next dinner party. Quick and easy to make with a bakery sourdough baguette, jarred basil pesto, shallots and smoked Gouda cheese. You'd better make a double batch as they go really quick! 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keywords gouda bruschetta, smoked gouda appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 431 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 1 sourdough baguette
  • 10 oz jar basil pesto
  • 6 shallots chopped fine
  • 1-2 cups Smoked Gouda sliced
  • Garnish: basil optional


  1. Preheat broiler. Spray a cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Cut sourdough into 1/2" diagonal slices.
  3. Place bread slices on prepared cookie sheet. Spread each slice with basil pesto.
  4. Sprinkle shallots on top of pesto then lay a slice of smoked Gouda cheese on each slice.
  5. Place under broiler for 2-4 minutes. Watch carefully as it will go from brown to burnt very quickly.
  6. Garnish with chopped basil.
Nutrition Facts
Smoked Gouda Bruschetta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 431 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 970mg40%
Potassium 169mg5%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 1140IU23%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 349mg35%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.