Bruschetta is an antipasto from Italy consisting of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt. Variations may include toppings of tomato, vegetables, beans, cured meat, or cheese.
- Prep Time10 mins
- Cook Time5 mins
- Total Time15 mins
WHAT KIND OF BREAD IS USED FOR BRUSCHETTA?
Most types of rustic loaves of bread or high-quality artisan loaves of bread make a perfect bruschetta. If you like sourdough bread that can work great as well. Our favorite place to get bread for bruschetta is always local European bakeries. Not only do they make authentic bread, but it is also a great way to support local businesses.
Ingredients of ITALIAN BRUSCHETTA
- 2 vine ripe tomatoes diced
- 5 fresh basil leaves chiffonade
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- Pinch Salt
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 Italian style baguette sliced
- 1 whole clove garlic
Also Read: Panna cotta
Instructions of ITALIAN BRUSCHETTA
- Mix the diced tomato with the fresh basil, the dried oregano, a pinch of salt, 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil, the oregano, a pinch of salt and a touch (1 spoon balsamic vinegar. Cooling.
- Cut the baguette into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices. Cut the end of the garlic clove and rub the garlic on each side of each piece of bread.
- Drizzle both sides of the bread with a little olive oil (or use a brush to brush it). Grill on a grill or in a hot skillet until browned on both sides.
- Top the warm bread with cold tomato bruschetta and serve immediately.