Fresh Tomato Bruschetta
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Serves: serves 4-6
Fresh Tomato Bruschetta is a quick and easy summer appetizer and a wonderful way to use up garden veggies!
  • 3-4 large fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, very finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 loaf baguette or other crusty bread, sliced on a bias to create more surface area for the topping
  • sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 450.
  2. Place your tomatoes in a medium bowl. Add the garlic and toss to coat. I like to drain the excess tomato juice with a fine strainer at this point.
  3. Put the tomatoes and garlic back in the bowl and toss with the olive oil.
  4. On a rimmed baking sheet line up the sliced baguette. Dip a brush into the oil in the tomato/garlic mixture and brush the exposed side of the bread.
  5. Put the pan in the oven and toast for 1-2 minutes. Remove from the oven and flip the bread.
  6. Spoon the tomato mixture onto each slice. Sprinkle with a dab of sea salt and freshly cracked pepper.
  7. Bake for only 5 or 6 minutes; the edges of the bread will begin to brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and garnish each piece with the basil.
Recipe by Sugar Dish Me at