Need an easy-to-make appetizer? Bruschetta is an Italian staple that is favorite among my family and friends. This is one of my favorite recipes because it cannot be messed up. You must taste your way through to make sure it is to your liking.


  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:15 mins
  • Servings:3
  • Easy


  • 1 Baguette
  • 6 Plum Tomatoes - 2 per Person
  • Basil to taste
  • High Quality Olive Oil
  • High Quality Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt to Taste
  • Pepper to Taste
  • Mozzarella to Taste
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  • Step 1

    Cut the baguette into small slices. Place the slices on a baking tray and drizzle olive oil on them. Broil until golden brown.

  • Step 2

    Wash your plum tomatoes. Cut of the ends of the tomatoes so it is easy to scoop out the insides with a spoon. (This step helps the bruschetta avoid unnecessary liquid.)

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  • Step 3

    Cut what remains into thin strips so the tomato may be diced. Add the diced tomatoes to a mixing bowl.

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  • Step 4

    Take the desired amount of basil and roll the leaves into a log to cut. Add the cut basil to the mixing bowl with the tomatoes.

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  • Step 5

    Crumble up the desired amount of mozzarella and add it to the mixing bowl.

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  • Step 6

    Now for the really fun part! You must add the balsamic, olive oil, and salt, and pepper, but you must taste little by little in order to determine what the Bruschetta needs more of.

  • Step 7


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