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Tomato Basil Bruschetta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 10

Tomato & Basil Bruschetta Recipe

Tomato & Basil Bruschetta is an Italian appetizer made from fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic drizzled with olive oil and vinegar.
4.98 from 127 votes

Recipe Info

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 6
Category Snacks
Cuisine Italian

Nutrition

Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g

Ingredients For Tomato & Basil Bruschetta Recipe
  

  • 1 Baguette French Bread or Italian Bread
  • 5-6 Tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Chopped Basil Leaves
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter (optional)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder (optional)

Step By Step Instructions for Tomato & Basil Bruschetta Recipe
 

  • Dice tomatoes and add them to a mixing bowl. Make sure to choose ripe juicy tomatoes.
    5-6 Tomatoes, finely chopped
    Tomato Basil Bruschetta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Add thinly sliced leaves of fresh Italian basil.
    1/3 Cup Chopped Basil Leaves
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  • Also add some minced garlic to the bowl.
    2 Garlic Cloves, minced
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  • Add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, black pepper powder and salt.
    1 Teaspoon Olive Oil, 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste, 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
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  • Mix all the ingredients well and let the mixture sit for an hour on the countertop or in the refrigerator, if you have the time. This allows for the all the flavors to blend together.
    Tomato Basil Bruschetta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5
  • Slice a French baguette or an Italian bread diagonally into 1/2 inch thick slices.
    1 Baguette French Bread or Italian Bread
    Tomato Basil Bruschetta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6
  • Brush the bread slices with butter or olive oil. Optionally, you can also add 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder to the butter or oil before brushing it on the bread.
    1 Tablespoon Butter (optional), 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder (optional)
    Tomato Basil Bruschetta Recipe Step By Step Instructions 7
  • Toast or bake the bread slices till they are crispy and golden brown.
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  • Spoon the tomato mixture generously over the toasted bread slices and serve immediately.
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