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Bruschetta al pomodoro, or bruschetta with tomatoes and basil, is a classic Italian starter for any meal. Garlic lovers will adore this appetizer.

Bruschetta with tomatoes and basil

This simple appetizer is a breeze to throw together if you've already got your grill hot, and it makes a delicious start to any barbecued meal. Rubbing the hot bread with garlic infuses the entire dish with an aromatic scent.

Bruschetta with tomatoes and basil recipe

Serves 2-4


  • 4 slices of bread (like French)
  • 8 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes, minced
  • 1 small bunch of basil, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • Salt
  • Olive oil


  1. Finely chop half the garlic. Mix tomatoes, basil, chopped garlic, salt and olive oil in a small bowl.
  2. Grill both sides of the bread on the barbecue grill or on a griddle.
  3. Rub one side of the bread with the halved garlic, drizzle with olive oil, then spoon the tomato mixture on it. Serve immediately.

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Comments on "Bruschetta with tomatoes and basil"

Tiffany January 18, 2013 | 11:24 AM

This looks so refreshing and delicious. I love tomatoes, they always make me feel good after I eat them. I like to make a salad consisting of tomatoes, avocado, cucumber and onion.

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