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How to Make Bruschetta



Don't you just love the taste of homemade bruschetta?  It is such a light snack or appetizer and super simple to make.  

Ingredients:




  • 8-10 roma tomatoes
  • 4 fresh garlic cloves
  • balsamic vinegar
  • marinated/seasoned fresh mozzarella
  • sea salt
  • fresh basil
  • 1 medium red onion
First, wash the tomatoes, cut off both sides, slice, then dice.  I use a strainer after I dice them to remove some of the extra seeds then and add to a large bowl.  




Then peel and chop of the onion in small pieces.

Peel and mince the garlic. I use the rubber oxo garlic peeler to take the peels off easier and a mincer. 

Chop up about 5-6 large pieces of basil. 


Take the mozzarella out of the container and cut it into small pieces and add to the bowl.  

Finally, use a few pinches of salt and about a 1/4 of a cup of balsamic (more or less to your liking) and mix everything together.  If you would like you can replace the fresh mozzarella with shaved parmesan cheese.  

Check out my other blog Simple Crostini Recipe which pairs PERFECTLY with bruschetta.




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