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Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil

Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil, one of my favorite way to use up my summer tomatoes is with this simple appetizer or side dish.Basil and tomatoes compliment each other beautifully and are usually overflowing in my garden in the late summer months. You can toast the bread in the oven or on the grill so you don’t heat up the kitchen. Bruschetta with Tomato and BasilPrep Time: 10 minsCook Time: 15 minsTotal Time: 25 minsBruschetta with Tomato and Basil, one of my favorite way to use up my summer tomatoes is with this simple appetizer or side dish.6-7 ripe plum or beefsteak tomatoes, diced2 cloves garlic, minced1/4 small red onion, chopped1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil2 tbsp balsamic vinegarolive oil spray6-8 fresh basil leaves, choppedkosher saltfreshly ground black pepper to taste16 oz baguette or French bread1-2 garlic cloves, peeledCombine tomatoes, chopped garlic, red onion, vinegar, oil, salt, pepper, and basil.Set aside.Slice bread into 1/2 inch thick slices.Place on a tray and spray lightly with olive oil.Toast bread under broiler, until golden, watching closely not to let it burn.When bread is toasted, rub each piece with whole garlic clove.Place bread on a platter and top with tomato mixture.Serve immediately or the bread will become soggy.Makes approximately 26 small slices.Serving: 1slice bread with tomatoes, Calories: 49.6kcal, Carbohydrates: 9.1g, Protein: 1.1g, Fat: 0.6g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Sodium: 2mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 0.2g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%Freestyle Points: 2Points +: 1 posted July 10, 2019 by GinaDon’t Miss a Recipe!Get new free recipes and exclusive content delivered right to your inbox:

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