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Bruschetta – Tomato Time

Course Appetizer
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 6 or 7 roma tomatoes skinned and chopped into small pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 6-8 fresh basil leaves chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 baguette style bread sliced into 3/8" thick slices

Instructions

  • Cut 1 baguette style bread sliced into 3/8" thick slices
  • Brush on a thin layer of olive oil and then toast under broiler to toast until golden brown.
  • To skin the tomatoes we put them into boiling water until the skins crack and then place them in cold water - the skins pop right off.
  • Chop tomatoes finely, add garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar in a bowl and mix.
  • Chop the basil thinly, add to tomato mixture and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Spoon tomato mixture onto bread toasts - enjoy! Yum!!!