Grilled Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

"What can I say? Absolutely sublime, but ONLY make with the freshest, ripest tomatoes. Prep time does not include the 20 minutes of "sit" time for the tomatoes."
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  • Place the cut tomatoes into a bowl and salt them. Let sit for 10 minutes. Add the garlic, basil and olive oil, stir to combine and let sit for another 10 minutes.
  • Cut the french bread into thick (1 inch) slices. Grill the slices until just toasted and slightly charred, about 1 minute per side.
  • Top the grilled bread slices with the tomato mixture and serve immediately.

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  1. So simple and yet soooo good! I've done this many times. When I don't need a lot, but just want a snack, I take some out of the refrigerator, toast some bread and put it on toast. Great summer appetizer!
  2. Ive used a similar recipe for years....try adding a couple teaspoons of good balsamic vinigar..Try it You will love it
  3. I saw this featured and was craving something light. This was great! I had an old tomato in the fridge, got rid of the insides and chopped it up. Down sized to one person. I had some great bread in the freezer. Everything tastes so fresh. Basil from my garden. Great recipe!!
  4. Yum!!! I added a touch of balsamic vinegar. thanks for posting
  5. These are good bruschetta but somehow it needed more garlic taste. So next time I'll rub the garlic on the grilled bread. Thanks 2hot2handle :) Made for Name that ingredient tag game


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