Italian bruschetta

Italian bruschetta


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About this recipe: A straightforward, classic bruschetta with 5 main ingredients - bread, garlic, tomatoes, fresh basil and olive oil.

Ita County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 4 baguette or crusty bread slices
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tomatoes, cored and chopped
  • Salt, to season
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, torn or chopped
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:1min  ›  Ready in:6min 

  1. Place the bread on a baking tray and toast both sides under the grill until golden brown.
  2. While the bread is still warm, rub one side of each piece of toast with a garlic clove, top with chopped tomatoes, a little salt and fresh basil. Drizzle olive oil over the top and serve.


Classic bruschetta
Classic bruschetta

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Reviews (3)


I just tried this one today and very much liked it. Nice and undemanding when you don't want to spend too much time in the kitchen but still satisfying. - 04 Aug 2012


Try substitute garlic with gruyere and parmesan cheese . I havent tried it yet.....its is lovelymlovely , also get a really nice bread ...i like tiger ..also mozzarella is also good .. - 31 Aug 2014


hi, i would like to ask a question regarding this dish. Can we use other than garlic and still bring out the favor? As I cannot eat garlic or onions, just wonder if you have any other suggestion? thx - 19 May 2014

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