Bruschetta Recipe

This is one of the recipes we made for our Superbowl celebration.  It was only a party of two since Paul got home from a six day business trip in DC moments before the game began, but this snack made it feel a bit more festive!  I had to scale the recipe back a bit as the original recipe made 24 servings.  For the full recipe, see Our Best Bites.

Bruschetta Recipe

from Our Best Bites

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup diced tomatoes (squeeze out seeds before dicing)
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp  olive oil, plus extra
  • 1 dash kosher salt
  • 1 crack black pepper
  • 1 tbs chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 tsp dried basil
  • 8 slices of fresh baguette (1/2 inch each)
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • fresh mozzarella cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine tomatoes, onions, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, and 1 tsp olive oil in a bowl and mix to combine.  Add basil and gently toss to distribute.  Give it a taste and add additional salt and pepper if necessary.  Cover and chill.
  2. Place baguette slices baking sheet.   Brush some olive oil on top.  Place in oven for 8 minutes until just lightly toasted.  Remove pan from oven.  Slice garlic clove in half and rub cut side down on each piece of bread.  Top with about a slice of fresh mozzarella and one tablespoon of the tomato mixture.


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