Classic Italian Bruschetta Recipe

by 247tasty

Prep Time: 15 Mins | Cook Time: 7 Mins | Marinate Time: 15 Mins | Total Time: 37 Mins | Yield: 24 Servings

If you want to impress your guests with the best food, then you need to try this recipe! This Classic Italian Bruschetta is a total crowd-pleaser! Ready in less than an hour, show everyone how much you love them by serving quality food. Enjoy!



2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
6 Roma tomatoes, 1 1/2 pounds, diced
5 garlic cloves, divided
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
balsamic glaze, (optional)
1/3 c basil leaves, chopped
1/3 c shredded Parmesan cheese
1 baguette
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


For the Tomato Topping:

Slice the tomatoes and drain to remove any juice. Put them into a mixing bowl.

Slice the basil leaves into thin ribbon cuts. Place them into the bowl with the tomatoes. Mince the 5 garlic cloves finely.

In a mixing bowl, add 3 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of minced garlic. Stir until well blended. Put the rest of the minced garlic into the bowl with the tomatoes.

Add 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and 1/2 teaspoon salt into the bowl with the tomatoes. Stir everything until well blended. Let the tomatoes marinate for 15 to 30 minutes.

Serve on bruschetta toasts. Enjoy!

For the Bruschetta Toasts:

Prepare the oven and preheat it to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.

Line the inside of a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Lay the Bruschetta Toasts onto the prepared baking sheet and arrange them in a single layer. Diagonally slice each toast into 1/2-inch thick pieces.

Brush each toast with garlic oil and sprinkle Parmesan cheese.

Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake the toast for about 5 minutes. Broil for 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 62 Calories from Fat 36 Fat 4g6% Saturated Fat 1g6% Cholesterol 1mg0% Sodium 135mg6% Potassium 52mg1% Carbohydrates 6g2% Fiber 1g4% Sugar 1g1% Protein 1g2% Vitamin A 155IU3% Vitamin C 2mg2% Calcium 27mg3% Iron 1mg6%

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