On the Vine Tomato-Basil Bruschetta
Works as both an appetizer and a side dish.
|1 baguette, cut into 36 slices |
|3 cloves garlic, finely chopped |
|5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil |
| Salt, to taste |
| Pepper, to taste |
|6 on the vine tomatoes, cored and diced |
|5 basilleaves, chopped |
- Preheat grill or grill pan. Evenly brush 4 tablespoons olive oil on both sides of sliced bread, sprinkle with salt and pepper and place on grill.
- Toast both sides of bread in the oven until lightly toasted.
- Cut tomatoes in half length-wise, remove the core, and dice into small 1/4-inch cubes. In a bowl, add the tomatoes, chopped garlic, basil, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and salt.
- Lightly toss until ingredients are well incorporated. Cover and refrigerate for an hour to let flavors combine. Spoon onto bruschetta and serve.