Bruschetta is a classic Italian appetizer that pairs toasted crusty bread with ripe tomatoes, basil, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil. It’s fresh, fabulous, and perfect for summer when tomatoes are in season!
Keyword: bruschetta, tomato bruschetta
Author: Kasey Schwartz
- 1 large baguette sliced into ¼” slices
- 2 cloves garlic halved
- olive oil for brushing
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic sliced
- 4 large tomatoes diced
- ¼ cup basil sliced thin
- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
- pinch of red pepper flakes
- chopped fresh basil
Preheat the oven to 400F.
Rub baguette slices with garlic and drizzle with olive oil. Toast bread on a baking sheet for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown, turning halfway.
Heat the 4 tbsp of olive oil and sliced garlic over medium heat until hot and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
Add the tomatoes, basil, garlic oil, balsamic, salt, pepper, and chili flakes to a small mixing bowl and stir to combine.
Spoon tomato mixture onto toasted bread slices
Top with fresh basil and serve.