Bruschetta With Tomatoes and Basil

READY IN: 21mins
Recipe by Lainey39

This is a great appetizer I like to make.

Top Review by bluemoon downunder

Today's scrumptious brunch - scaled back for two. Quick and easy to make and a classic combination of ingredients that are always a winner. Wonderfully flavoursome, but - obviously - for this to be so, you MUST use the best tomatoes you can find and NOT supermarket tomatoes. I used ciabatta rolls, a favourite of mine, and added a dollop of Greek yoghurt (others may prefer mayonnaise) to the tomato filling. Next time, I'm thinking I may add a couple of bacon rashers. Ah, but that is rendering this heathy low fat recipe very much less healthy, and that would be a pity. Maybe, just sometimes? Thanks for sharing this recipe, Lainey! Made for the market game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare a medium-hot charcoal fire or preheat the broiler.
  2. Place on grill or under the broiler the slices of bread.
  3. Grill or broil, turning once, until golden brown, about 3 minutes each side.
  4. Remove from the heat and rub the surface with 2 large cloves of garlic.
  5. Brush with 3-4 T of the olive oil.
  6. Combine the tomatoes, basil leaves, salt and pepper in bowl.
  7. Divide the tomato among the brushetta and serve immediately.

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