Ingredients for Traditional Bruschetta

  • French or Italian bread (can be day old)

  • fresh tomato, slice thinly

  • fresh basil, julienne

  • mozzarella ceese

  • salt & pepper

  • garlic clove

  • 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.

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