Bruschetta al pomodoro, or bruschetta with tomatoes and basil, is a classic Italian starter for any meal. Garlic lovers will adore this appetizer.
Grilled garlicky goodness
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
- 4 slices of bread (like French)
- 8 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes, minced
- 1 small bunch of basil, minced
- 1 clove garlic, halved
- Olive oil
- Finely chop half the garlic. Mix tomatoes, basil, chopped garlic, salt and olive oil in a small bowl.
- Grill both sides of the bread on the barbecue grill or on a griddle.
- Rub one side of the bread with the halved garlic, drizzle with olive oil, then spoon the tomato mixture on it. Serve immediately.