Classic Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Posted by Tammy on 1st Sep 2014

Bruschetta comes from an Italian word “bruscare”, it means “to toast or burn”. Bruschetta is commonly made from some kind of toasted bread, it is a delicious appetizer that you can find in many upscale restaurants around the world. However, you can easily make this tasty treat in your very home with the help of this Classic Tomato Bruschetta recipe so go ahead and make it tonight.

rectangle bamboo leaf plate
Rectangle Bamboo Leaf Plates make perfect homes for any type of appetizer.

Classic Tomato Bruschetta Recipe:


4 cloves of garlic

2 baguettes or Italian loaves of bread

3 cups of bite sized tomatoes

1 cup of thinly sliced red onion

2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil

3 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar

10 basil leaves (gently torn into bite-sized pieces)

2 Tablespoons of fresh parsley (diced)

1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

freshly ground pepper


Heat oven to 375 degrees

Grab your loaf of bread, slice it into about 1 inch thick, drizzle the slices with extra virgin olive oil. Now, bake until the bread is golden and crispy (this usually takes about 8 minutes). Now, remove bread from oven and rub each slice with a garlic clove.

Take the remaining ingredients and mix them together in a medium sized bowl, then place these ingredients in the fridge for about 30 minutes until the flavors of these ingredients marry together.

Once you are ready to serve your bread, place a scoop of the tomato/onion mixture on each slice of bread, then serve a few of pieces of bread on a charming classic rectangle bamboo leaf plate, then enjoy a yummy appetizer.