Classic Italian Tomato Bruschetta

July 24, 2017

Author Notes: This Classic Italian Tomato Bruschetta is an easy appetizer of crispy toasted bread and delicious tomato topping. Summer perfection!VibrantPlate

Makes: 4


  • 1-2 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 4 slices of rustic bread or ciabatta
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tablespoons good-quality extra virgin olive oil
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • fresh basil, finely chopped
In This Recipe


  1. Wash and dry tomatoes and bell pepper, remove core and seeds, then dice. Place in a bowl, season to taste with salt & pepper and sprinkle with olive oil. Add a sprinkle of chopped basil and mix well.
  2. Put bread sliced on grill or in a heated pan. Grill or toast until golden brown, then remove and set aside on a plate. Sprinkle with olive oil, then rub generously with crushed garlic clove.
  3. Top bread slices with the tomato and pepper salad and enjoy.

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