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Easy Bruschetta Recipe

Easy Bruschetta Recipe

This recipe for bruschetta is a simple and delicious way to showcase late summer tomatoes!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Bruschetta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Amanda @ Old House to New Home


  • 4 Tomatoes finely diced
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper to preference
  • 1/4 cup Basil Leaves cut into strips
  • 1 Baguette
  • Parmesan as desired


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, heat 2 Tablespoons of the olive oil. Once hot, add the minced garlic and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool as you prepared the tomatoes.
  2. Finely dice tomatoes and place in a medium-sized bowl.
  3. Pour the garlic-infused olive oil into the bowl, along with the balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and basil. Stir to combine and set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 400F.
  5. Slice baguette into 1.5" slices. Brush both sides of each slice with olive oil and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 5 minutes, then flip and bake for another 5 minutes until golden.
  7. Top the baguette slices with the tomato mixture and then garnish with Parmesan cheese, as desired.