Bruschetta (Garlicky)

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 21 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • About This Recipe

    “Easy to make.If you’re not a garlic lover reduce amount specified.”

    Ingredients

  • 1headgarlic, minced
  • 3fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1tablespoonbalsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cupgrated parmesan cheese
  • 4slices French bread, toasted or 4slices baguette or 4slices Italian bread, toasted or 4slicesbaguette
  • 1/4 cupchopped fresh basil
  • Directions

  • Cut 4 slices off of loaf of bread; place in 350°F oven for 2-3 minutes per side to toast.
  • Place garlic, tomatoes, basil, oil and vinegar in bowl and mix thoroughly (taste at this point, more vinegar may be needed).Heat mixture in microwave for 2 minutes if cold (room temperature is fine).
  • Place toast on baking sheet.
  • Place mixture on toasted bread approximately 1/2 inch high covering all areas sprinkle top of tomato mixture with Parmesan cheese.
  • Broil for 1 minute (until cheese is melted).
  • Serve.
  • Can be served on smaller pieces of a baguette for hors d’oeuvres.
  • If you don’t love garlic reduce garlic by half.
  • To make mixture stronger, make it and place in the fridge for a few days (no more than 2).
  • Enjoy.
  • Reviews

  • ” We enjoyed this bruchetta – I did add a smear of ancovie paste under the tomato mixture.I used frozen chopped Basil cubes and good Italian Parmesan -Lovely Sunday Appetizer thanks Kathleen for posting”

  • “Nice basic Tomato Bruschetta recipe. Pretty well the same as most restaurants.”

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