Easy Italian Bruschetta
This Easy Italian Bruschetta is a delectable appetizer or side dish for any occasion. The toasted bread provides ample opportunity to experiment with different flavor palates. This easy bruschetta recipe uses the traditional toppings of tomatoes and basil. Ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and good olive oil are a classic combination. You can serve bruschetta warm out of the oven and sprinkled with salt and pepper. This toasted Italian antipasto is a perfect appetizer for a dinner party. Your guests will be impressed with the delicious simplicity of this tomato bruschetta.
Cooking Time2 min
Cooking Vessel SizeBaking sheet
- 1 loaf French bread
- 8 ripe Roma tomatoes, diced
- 4 ounces fresh Mozzarella cheese, diced
- Fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Salt and pepper
Preheat the broiler.
In a bowl, add tomatoes and cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Add vinegar and oil, stirring well to combine. Set aside while you prepare the bread.
Slice bread into thin slices. Place on a baking sheet and lightly drizzle with olive oil.
Broil for 1-2 minutes, just until the edges are lightly golden brown. Be careful not to burn!
Before serving, stir chopped basil into the tomato mixture.
Top each slice of toast with the mixture and serve.
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