Sandy Mika


I love this stuff, a lot of time we'll just have this with some fried calamari or some shrimp for dinner. I like to use a variety of different tomatoes together.

★★★★★ 3 votes
15 Min
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


5 or 6 c
diced tomatoes
1 oz
chopped fresh basil
4 clove
minced garlic
1/2 c
parmesan cheese
3 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
black pepper
loaves italian bread
shredded mozarella, romano, parmesan or asiago cheese to sprinkle on top.
olive oil & garlic powder for bread


1rinse and chop the tomatoes and basil, add garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and parmesan cheese,toss together, set aside.
2slice italian bread in half inch slices, brush both sides of bread with olive oil, place bread on baking sheets and sprinkle lightly with garlic powder, bake at 350* just till crisp but not hard about 4 or 5 minutes. remove from oven.
3top each slice of bread with 1 or 2 tablespoons of tomatoe mixture and sprinkle with a little shredded cheese and enjoy
4if I'm having a lot of people over I just toast the bread and put in a basket and leave the tomatoe mixture in a bowl and the shredded cheese on the side for everyone to help themselves.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy