Late Summer Tomato Bruschetta

Published September 2011


Ingredients:

6 thick slices French, Italian, or other crusty bread
6-8 ripe Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced finely
2 T finely chopped red onion, optional
2-10 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 c fresh basil, chopped or 1 T dried
2 tsp lemon juice
splash of balsamic vinegar (opt.)
1-4 T olive oil
1-2 tsp chili paste (optional)
10-20 pitted kalamatta olives, chopped (optional)
salt to taste

 

Directions:

Preheat broiler and line baking sheet with foil. Place bread slices on prepared sheet, and spray the top side of the bread with olive oil spray. Broil for about 4 minutes, don’t leave unattended! No need to turn bread over.

While toasting bread, combine all other ingredients, except garlic, in a medium sized bowl and set aside.

Remove bread from oven when golden brown. Rub exposed edge of garlic clove on both sides of bread. Mince garlic & add to tomato/onion mixture.

Place bread on a platter and spoon tomato/onion mixture over pieces. Serves 6.

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