Farmer’s Market Bruschetta

By November 25, 2012 appetizers, Italian 2 Comments
Farmer’s Market Bruschetta
I live in a cute little town in Utah. They have a farmer’s market here every Saturday and my husband and I love to go. One of the things we make is Bruschetta. It does take a little bit of work to chop all of the tomatoes, but is totally worth it. This recipe is 1 baguette worth, about 15 slices. 

What you need:

  • 1 loaf of baguette style bread. 
  • 5 tomatoes, chopped (we take the seeds out of 3 of the 5 to cut back on liquid)
  • 1 garlic clove finely minced 
  • 1/2 tsp basil (you could do more if you like basil)
  • 1 and 1/2 TBS olive oil
  • 1/2 TBS balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • extra olive oil to drizzle

*** Note*** The olive oil and vinegar can be played around to your liking. Sometimes we don’t use the above exact measurements, we just add a little at a time until it tastes the way we want it

What you do:

  1. Slice the baguette into 1/2 inch slices. Brush the tops with olive oil.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. 
  3. Place the slices of bread with olive oil side FACE DOWN on a baking sheet. 
  4. Bake 5-9 minutes until crispy. Check at 4 minutes if you like a less crusty bread. 
  5. Combine all other ingredients in a bowl. Top the slices with the brushetta mixture and enjoy!



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