Ingredients for Traditional Bruschetta
French or Italian bread (can be day old)
fresh tomato, slice thinly
fresh basil, julienne
salt & pepper
extra virgin olive oil
red onion, thinly sliced (optional)
Directions to make Bruschetta
Preheat oven = 375 degrees F (or grill on the BBQ)
Slice bread about 1/2 inch thick (* bread cut into 2-3 inches lengths are idea for an appetizer; easy to hold, bit sized pieces)
Rub garlic clove over the bread and drizzle with oil
Place tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil on bread. Salt and pepper to taste.
Bake about 8 minutes until lightly browned.
Recipe courtesy of Foodandgladness.com