Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil Recipe

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Andrea Ellis Modified: March 22, 2022
Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil Recipe

How To Make Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil

Tomatoes and basil make a good combination that makes this bruschetta recipe an appetizing and flavorful summer side dish. You’ll definitely love this.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 7beefsteak tomatoes
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • ¼red onion,small, chopped
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 2tbspbalsamic vinegar
  • Olive oil spray
  • 8basil leaves,fresh, chopped
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 16ozbaguette,or French bread
  • 2clovesgarlic,peeled


  1. Combine tomatoes, chopped garlic, red onion, vinegar, oil, salt, pepper, and basil.

  2. Set aside.

  3. Slice bread into ½ inch thick slices.

  4. Place on a tray and spray lightly with olive oil.

  5. Toast bread under the broiler until golden.

  6. When bread is toasted, rub each piece with whole garlic clove.

  7. Place bread on a platter and top with tomato mixture.

  8. Serve immediately to avoid making the bread soggy.


  • Calories: 100.51kcal
  • Fat: 5.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.80g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.71g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.93g
  • Fiber: 0.86g
  • Sugar: 1.92g
  • Protein: 2.24g
  • Sodium: 136.75mg
  • Calcium: 14.95mg
  • Potassium: 106.73mg
  • Iron: 0.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 14.36µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.80mg
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