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Victoria's Bruschetta

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 20 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted from Victoria Greenstreet

Ingredients

  • 1 baguette, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 pound cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, rinsed & torn into bite sized pieces (about 1/2 a bunch)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (more if desired)
  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions

Prep: 1. Preheat oven to 375. 2. Cut bread into 4 slices about 1/2-inch thick. Make: 1. Put bread onto a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and toast in oven until lightly golden, about 10-12 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, rinse tomatoes and halve or quarter if they are large. Mince garlic cloves and smash into a paste. 3. Toss tomatoes with garlic, torn basil leaves and extra virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 4. Top each slice of toasted bread with tomato mixture. Garnish with a sprinkling of coarse sea salt.

Notes

If you are a cheese-lover garnish each slice with freshly grated parmesan.

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