Easy Bruschetta with Tomatoes & Basil is an easy appetizer to make, especially during tomato season! That’s when the very tastiest, red ripe tomatoes are available in stores, gardens and farmer’s markets. It’s not to say you can’t enjoy winter tomatoes, but it’s just not the same.
This is ridiculously easy to whip up together, the hardest part is chopping the delicious heirloom tomatoes. Some people like to oil the sliced baguettes before grilling them, but I prefer to generously drizzle the Extra Virgin Olive Oil after they are grilled. I find it’s quicker and easier, and I think raw Olive Oil is healthier and tastes better than baked oil.
Easy Bruschetta with Tomato & Basil is summer’s best appetizer! Bon Appetit! Приятного аппетита!
Easy Bruschetta with Heirloom Tomato & Basil
The secret to making a delicious summer Bruschetta is to use garden fresh ripe heirloom tomatoes. It's so easy to make, jam packed with flavour from garlic, onions basil and balsamic vinegar, This is the best bruschetta I've eaten! Easy Bruschetta with Tomato & Basil
- 1 kg/2lbs ripe tomatoes diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- ½ red onion diced
- 1 bunch of fresh basil chopped
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- salt and pepper to taste
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil for drizzling
- 1 baguette
Slice the baguette bread diagonally and place on a baking sheet and place under a grill until it starts to very lightly toast. This will only take a few minutes in a hot oven.
In a bowl, combine all the tomatoes, garlic, onion, basil, balsamic vinegar and mix together until combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Drizzly Extra Virgin Olive Oil on the toasted baguettes and generously spoon the tomato mixture on top of each piece. Enjoy!
If preparing in advance, keep refrigerated, however allow to warm up to room temperature before serving.