Ahh bruchetta.... a juicy, crunchy, flavorful blend of summertime goodness. Great lunch, dinner, snack or appetizer.
Prep time: 30 minutes
Yield 14 servings
1 garlic clove, peeled and halved
14 slices French bread (3/4 inch thick)
4 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp minced fresh basil
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
14 fresh basil leaves
Rub cut side of garlic over one side of each slice of bread. Place bread, garlic, side down, on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, oil, minced basil, salt and pepper; spoon about 2 tbsp onto each piece of toast. Top each with a basil leaf.
Yields 14 servings