Bruschetta (bruu skay ttah), an ideal way to consume the delicious fresh tomato’s off the vine, paired with basil and olive oil!
Can be made on Grill, or in the oven under the broiler.
Baguette 1/2 inched round slices
Tomatoes Roma or Cherry ( diced. Season to taste with salt and pepper)
3 Garlic cloves (peeled)
12 Basil leaves shredded
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
Place sliced bread rounds directly onto a warm fire on the grill and allow to evenly brown on both sides. Or, place sliced bread rounds onto a cookie sheet and evenly toast both sides under broiler (about 90 seconds per side).
Remove bread from grill or oven.
Take a whole peeled single garlic clove and rub it onto one side of each bread slice.
Arrange bread slices onto a platter and place one spoonful of freshly seasoned diced tomatoes onto each bread slice.
Generously drizzle EVOO over each tomato covered sliced bread
Top off each tomato sliced bread with generous amounts of shredded basil.
Get Creative and add roasted peppers, roasted eggplant or olives to your tomato’s or serve on separate
toasted bread drizzled with olive oil.