Bruschetta with Tomato & Basil

Bruschetta with Tomato & Basil

Tomato and basil Bruschetta is the most well known and classic bruschetta toppings, and for good reason, it's one of the tastiest!

Categories: Breads, Pizza & Panini, Starters

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 0 mins

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Ingredients

  • French bread or Ciabatta loaf
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 8 ripe plum or vine-ripened tomatoes, diced
  • 8 tbsp Filippo Berio Basil Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Basil leaves to garnish (optional)

Method

  1. Mix the diced tomatoes with the Basil flavoured Filippo Berio Olive Oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Toast (or grill on barbecue) 12 thick slices of bread from the ciabatta loaf or French stick.
  3. Rub with garlic while still hot then spoon on the tomatoes.
  4. Scatter basil leaves on top (optional).

Cook with:

Basil Flavoured Olive Oil

The flavour of fragrant Mediterranean basil has been added to Filippo Berio Olive Oil to create an oil that is ideal for finishing salads, tomato soup or as a dip with warm bread. Contains all natural basil flakes.

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