Easy Tomato Basil Bruschetta
Tomato Basil Bruschetta is a classic Italian appetizer that bursts with flavors of ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and garlic. It’s incredibly easy to make and perfect for any gathering. This recipe is a favorite at our family gatherings, and I’m excited to share it with you.
- 4 ripe tomatoes, diced
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 French baguette, sliced
- 1 clove garlic, peeled
- In a bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, chopped basil, minced garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper. Mix well and set aside to marinate for about 15 minutes.
- Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
- While the grill is heating, slice the baguette into 1/2-inch thick slices. Grill the bread slices for 1-2 minutes per side, or until they are lightly toasted and have grill marks.
- Remove the grilled bread from the heat and rub one side of each slice with the peeled garlic clove for extra flavor.
- Spoon the tomato and basil mixture generously over the garlic-rubbed side of each bread slice.
- Serve immediately, and enjoy your Easy Tomato Basil Bruschetta!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This Easy Tomato Basil Bruschetta is a delightful appetizer that’s perfect for summer gatherings. It’s simple to prepare and bursting with the flavors of ripe tomatoes and fresh basil. The grilled baguette adds a wonderful crunch to every bite.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 165, Fat: 7g, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 4g
Tomato Basil Bruschetta is not just an appetizer; it’s a taste of Italy that brings people together. The combination of juicy tomatoes, fragrant basil, and the earthy richness of garlic and olive oil is simply irresistible. Whether you serve it at a casual family dinner or a fancy dinner party, this Easy Tomato Basil Bruschetta will always steal the show. Try it out and savor the delicious simplicity of Italian cuisine!