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Classic Bruschetta

This is a simple bruschetta that is a perfect party appetizer or just a weeknight treat. Serve with your favorite bread or chips.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author Melissa Russo /]thefarmgirlgabs.com


  • 8 Plum Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Cup Red Onion
  • 1/2 Fresh Chopped Basil
  • 2 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Cracked Pepper
  • 1 French Baguette Loaf or Favorite Chips/Crackers


  1. Finely chop tomatoes and onion.
  2. Place in medium size bowl.
  3. Add crushed garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper and mix together
  4. Add fresh chopped basil and mix to incorporate.
  5. To Make Crostini-
  6. Slice baguette loaf and make 1/4" slices.
  7. Lay flat on baking sheet and brush with olive oil.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes until lightly browned.
  9. Option: Rub each slice of bread with garlic as soon as it is removed from oven