How to Make a Bruschetta Appetizer

Updated on August 31, 2017
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This was an instant hit in my house during our Sunday "try something new" dinner.


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Easy appetizer

Add colour and flavour to your meal with this easy to prepare appetizer. Impress and delight your family and friends with this addition to any meal. My family really enjoys it! We tried it for our "try something new" dinner.

Cook Time

Prep time: 45 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 55 min
Yields: about 4 people


  • 6 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 of a red onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3 tbsp fresh basil, chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 baguette loaf


  1. Add diced tomatoes, olive oil, finely chopped basil, finely chopped garlic, salt and pepper in a medium bowl and mix well.
  2. Let sit for 30 minutes at room temperature to help blend flavours.
  3. Slice your baguette into about 1/4" thick slices, and brush both sides with olive oil.
  4. Place on baking sheet and place in oven under broiler setting.
  5. Toast on each side 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from broiler and spoon some mixture onto each slice and drizzle with a little more olive oil and serve.

Steps to success

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Using a spoon to de-seed the plum tomatoesAll ingredients addedtoasted baguette slicesthe perfect pairinga delicious combination
Using a spoon to de-seed the plum tomatoes
Using a spoon to de-seed the plum tomatoes | Source
All ingredients added
All ingredients added | Source
toasted baguette slices
toasted baguette slices | Source
the perfect pairing
the perfect pairing | Source
a delicious combination
a delicious combination | Source

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