Italian Style Bruschetta

Francine Lizotte


You want a healthy appetizer with tons of flavor then don't look any further...!


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8 servings
10 Min
2 Min


  • 8-10 large
    roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    red onions, finely chopped
  • 2 large
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 c
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil, plus more to brush
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 1 small
    pinch ground himalayan sea salt, or to taste
  • 1
    loaf french baguette, sliced into 1/2-inch thick
  • ·
    high quality aged balsamic vinegar, to drizzle

How to Make Italian Style Bruschetta


  1. In a medium bowl, combine chopped tomatoes, red onion, garlic, basil, red wine vinegar, oil, black pepper and salt. Stir well and let the mixture sit at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  2. Transfer to the refrigerator for 45 minutes.
  3. Slice baguette and place on a baking sheet. Lightly brush side up with oil (one side only). Transfer under the broiler and toast for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove from the heat and place the bread slices on a serving plate. Spoon tomato mixture over the slices and then drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Serve immediately.
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