Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta is the epitome of simplicity and flavor. This classic Italian appetizer combines ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and a drizzle of olive oil on toasted bread for a burst of Mediterranean flavors that dance on your palate.

Ingredients

  • 6 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 baguette, sliced and toasted

Instructions

  1. Start by preparing the tomatoes. Dice them and place them in a large bowl.
  2. Add the chopped fresh basil to the bowl with the tomatoes.
  3. Mince the garlic cloves finely and add them to the tomato and basil mixture.
  4. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over the mixture, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss everything together gently.
  5. Let the tomato basil mixture sit for about 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. While the flavors meld, slice the baguette and toast the slices until they’re golden brown and crisp.
  7. Serve the tomato basil mixture on top of the toasted baguette slices. You can also drizzle a bit more olive oil on top for extra flavor.
  8. Enjoy your Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta as a delightful appetizer or snack!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta is a simple and delicious Italian appetizer that’s perfect for gatherings or a quick snack. Ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and garlic come together on toasted baguette slices for a burst of Mediterranean flavors.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 180, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 20g, Protein: 4g

Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta is a timeless favorite that captures the essence of summer. The juicy tomatoes, aromatic basil, and garlic combine to create a symphony of flavors that will transport you to the Italian countryside. Whether you serve it at a party or enjoy it as a quick snack, this bruschetta is a crowd-pleaser that will leave everyone craving for more. So, gather your ingredients, toast that baguette, and savor the delightful simplicity of Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta. Buon appetito!