Fresh Italian Bruschetta w/ Toasted Bread
Time: 7 Minutes
Yield: 36 Pieces
Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian
4 Cups Fresh Raw Organic Roma Tomatoes
1 Cup Fresh Organic Basil, washed and dried
4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
5 Cloves Raw Organic Garlic
Sea Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1-2 Italian Organic Baguette or Italian Bread, sliced 1 inch thick’
Preheat oven 375. Take fresh basil and wash it then pat it dry.
Next get out your organic garlic. I used the organic garlic from Trader Joe’s on this recipe. The bag was under $2 and the heads of garlic were firm and big.
Next you are going to remove the skin from 5 -6 garlic cloves.
In a food processor take your tomatoes and basil.
Now add your garlic to the food processor in whole cloves.
Then add olive oil, sea salt and pepper pulsing until smooth but still a little chunky.
On a baking sheet lay out your bread slices. If you are using large slices you will want to cut them into pieces. Toast in oven for 3 minutes until lightly golden and crisp. Remove from oven.
Take your fresh brushetta and put it in a bowl.
You can either put it on the bread and serve it immediately so it doesn’t get soggy, or serve the bread and brushetta separately and allow each person to make their own, topping their toasted bread with fresh bruschetta. Both ways work and both ways are delicious.
This is delicious to have on hand for bread, as a dip, on a salad, over veggies, on a sandwich, over pasta and so much more. We love this healthy rustic Italian staple and are sure you will too.