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Italian Tomato Bruschetta

Tomato Bruschetta is simple yet so festive that it will brighten up any meal! Its colors and flavors make it so appetizing and a great starter overall!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Italian Tomato Bruschetta
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 269 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • Sourdough or ciabatta bread sliced in 1/2 inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced

Tomato Topping:

  • 4 medium tomatoes firm and ripe (chopped / I remove the seeds and extra pulp)
  • 1 cup yellow cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil very good quality

Garnish:

  • Balsamic reduction
  • Fresh basil

Instructions

Make the Bread:

  1. Heat a grill pan or turn on the grill, and once hot lightly brush bread slices with olive oil and place on the grill or grill pan. Grill for about 2 minutes, or until toasted, turn and grill on the other side.
  2. Remove from grill/grill pan and rub with minced garlic, and sprinkle with a little salt on top.

Tomato Topping:

  1. In a medium bowl mix together all the Tomato Topping ingredients, serve over the freshly toasted bread, with a little drizzle of Balsamic vinegar and fresh basil leaves.
Nutrition Facts
Italian Tomato Bruschetta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 269 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 297mg13%
Potassium 209mg6%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 304IU6%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.