Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Bruschetta

Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Recipe courtesy of: Giada De Laurentis Cooking Italian

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, add drained tomatoes, 1 cup basil leaves, olive oil and 2 garlic cloves.
  3. Pulse until smooth, but somewhat chunky.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. On a baking sheet, line up baguette slices.
  6. Toast in oven for about 3 minutes or until light golden brown.
  7. Workking quickly, rub the remaining garlic on the toasted side of each slice and then lay a piece of mozzarella cheese on top.
  8. Place bread back in oven and melt cheesel slightly, about 45 seconds.
  9. Remove from oven and spread 1 T of the tomato mixture on each piece.
  10. Place bruschetta on a decorative platter and garnish with basil leaves.