Tangy Tomato Basil Bruschetta
Picture yourself in an Italian villa, bathed in the warm glow of the Mediterranean sun. You’re sitting at a rustic wooden table overlooking rolling hills, and a plate of Tangy Tomato Basil Bruschetta is placed before you. The aroma of freshly toasted bread and the vibrant colors of diced tomatoes and basil leaves create a sensory symphony that promises a delightful culinary experience.
- 4 ripe tomatoes, diced
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 baguette, sliced and toasted
- In a bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, chopped basil, minced garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Mix well.
- Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Meanwhile, slice the baguette into thin rounds and toast them until they are golden brown.
- Spoon the tomato and basil mixture generously onto each toasted baguette slice.
- Serve immediately, and savor the burst of flavors in every bite.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Tangy Tomato Basil Bruschetta is a classic Italian appetizer that combines the freshness of ripe tomatoes and fragrant basil with the richness of balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Served on crispy toasted baguette slices, it’s a burst of Mediterranean flavors in every bite.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 180, Fat: 7g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 4g
Picture yourself sharing this exquisite dish with friends and family, their faces lighting up with delight as they take their first bite. Whether you’re hosting a summer gathering or simply craving a taste of Italy, Tangy Tomato Basil Bruschetta is the perfect choice. Buon appetito!