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Easy Bruschetta

An Easy Bruschetta recipe made with simple, fresh ingredients. While the list of ingredients is short, the flavor is nothing but fantastic! The perfect starter to any Italian meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 205kcal

Ingredients

Bruschetta

  • 2 lbs Roma tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper freshly ground

To serve

  • 1 French baguette sliced at a diagonal into 1/2" slices
  • parmesan cheese shredded
  • balsamic glaze optional

Instructions

  • Mix Ingredients: Mix all the bruschetta ingredients together in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Prep Baguettes: Turn your oven's broiler on. Line the baguette slices on a baking sheet and top each slice with parmesan cheese, spread evenly over the slices.
  • Broil: Broil the baguette slices for 2-4 minutes, or until the cheese melts and browns slightly.
  • Finish & Serve: Top each slice with bruschetta and serve.
  • OPTIONAL: Drizzle balsamic glaze over the bruschetta after spooning it onto the baguette slices.

Notes

  1. Store leftover bruschetta in a shallow airtight container in your fridge for up to 3-4 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 525mg | Potassium: 416mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1398IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 2mg