Tomato Bruschetta W/ Fresh Basil

Tomato Bruschetta W/ Fresh Basil

 

Tomato Bruschetta W/ Fresh Basil
 
 
Ingredients
  • 2 large tomatoes -- diced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil -- lightly packed
  • 1 garlic clove -- minced
  • 1 half loaf French or italian bread or 1 French baguette
  • 1 large garlic clove -- halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan -- (optional)
Instructions
  1. In bowl, combine tomatoes, basil, minced garlic, and salt and pepper to taste; let stand for 15 minutes or cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours
  2. Slice bread in 1"-thick slices
  3. Place on baking sheet and broil until lightly browned on each side
  4. Rub cut side of garlic clove over one side of bread; brush with olive oil
  5. Spoon tomato mixture over top
  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan (if using)
  7. If tomato mixture has been refrigerated, broil brushchetta for 1 minute
  8. Makes about 16 slices

Tomato Bruschetta W/ Fresh Basil was last modified: May 29th, 2014 by Chef