Tomato Bruschetta

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5 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Serves 4 to 6
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This bruschetta recipe is a simple, delicious summer appetizer!

Ingredients

  • 4 small tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, one grated, one halved
  • ½ teaspoon red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • 6 to 8 slices rustic country bread
  • Fresh basil

Optional:

  • 6 Kalamata olives, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capers

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, mix together the tomatoes, grated garlic, vinegar, salt, and several grinds of pepper. Stir in the olives and capers, if using.
  • Drizzle the bread slices with olive oil and grill until lightly charred, or toast in the oven. Use the cut-side of the garlic halves to rub garlic onto the hot bread. Top with the tomato mixture and fresh basil.