Bruschetta

1
Katrina Freed

By
@Kat19702

This recipe is from Napa Valley. On our 2nd wedding anniversary my husband and I were treated to wine and this awesome appetizer. The recipes were handed out freely. I have added my own little touches and it has become one of my favorite party foods!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8 - 10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

TOPPING

1 lb
ripe plum tomatoes
1
garlic clove, minced
1 Tbsp
fresh basil, chopped
1/4 c
olive oil
1/4 c
green onion, chopped
1
red bell pepper, chopped
2 tsp
red wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste

BASE

1
loaf of french bread
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 tsp
garlic salt

How to Make Bruschetta

Step-by-Step

  • 1Slice tomatoes in half, squeeze out seeds and finely chop flesh
  • 2Combine all topping ingredients in a mixing bowl
  • 3Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 4Mix oil and garlic salt in a small dish and set aside
  • 5Slice bread thin and place on a baking sheet, then brush with olive oil mixture and bake for 12 - 15 minutes until crisp and golden
  • 6Spoon topping over warm bread and serve

    *Tip! Prepare topping a day or two in advance. A baking sheet with prepared bread can be covered with foil for several hours then popped into the oven just before guests arrive

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About Bruschetta

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy