Fresh Tomato Basil Bruschetta is a classic Italian appetizer that bursts with flavors of ripe tomatoes and fresh basil. This simple yet elegant dish is perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a casual gathering or a formal dinner party.
Fresh Tomato Basil Bruschetta
- 4-5 ripe tomatoes, diced
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 French baguette, sliced and toasted
- In a bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, chopped basil, minced garlic, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.
- Allow the mixture to marinate for about 15-20 minutes to let the flavors meld together.
- Meanwhile, toast the sliced baguette until golden brown and crispy.
- Spoon the tomato basil mixture generously onto each toasted baguette slice.
- Serve immediately and enjoy this flavorful appetizer!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional information: Calories per serving – 120 calories, Total Fat – 4g, Saturated Fat – 1g, Cholesterol – 0mg, Sodium – 200mg, Total Carbohydrate – 18g, Dietary Fiber – 2g, Sugars – 4g, Protein – 3g