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Crispy Sun-Kissed Tomato Bruschetta


About the Dish:

Bruschetta is a classic Italian dish that consists of grilled bread rubbed with garlic, topped with ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and drizzled with olive oil. It is a simple yet delicious appetizer that showcases the flavors of fresh ingredients. The bread is toasted to perfection, giving it a crunchy texture that contrasts with the juicy tomatoes and aromatic basil. The combination of garlic, tomatoes, and basil creates a burst of flavors that is both refreshing and satisfying. Bruschetta is a great dish to serve at parties or as a starter for a special meal. It is quick and easy to prepare, making it a perfect choice for busy weeknights. Enjoy this traditional Italian dish and savor the flavors of summer!

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 200mg
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g


Ingredient Quantity
Baguette 1
Ripe Tomatoes 4
Fresh Basil 1/2 cup
Garlic 2 cloves
Olive Oil 2 tablespoons
Salt To taste
Black Pepper To taste

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Preheat the grill or broiler. Slice the baguette into 1-inch thick slices. Place the slices on a baking sheet and toast them under the grill or broiler until golden brown.
  • Step 2: While the bread is toasting, dice the tomatoes and chop the basil. Peel and mince the garlic cloves.
  • Step 3: In a bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, chopped basil, minced garlic, olive oil, salt, and black pepper. Mix well to coat the tomatoes evenly with the other ingredients.
  • Step 4: Remove the toasted bread from the grill or broiler and let it cool slightly. Rub each slice with a clove of garlic for extra flavor.
  • Step 5: Spoon the tomato mixture onto the toasted bread slices, spreading it evenly. Drizzle with additional olive oil if desired.
  • Step 6: Serve the bruschetta immediately as an appetizer or a snack. Enjoy the combination of flavors and textures in this delicious Italian dish!

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