Amazing Bruschetta

November 8, 2012

 

I could live off of this and Pinot Grigio for the rest of my life. Well not really. I would miss Bordeaux too much! But it sounds pretty gosh darn good right about now.

Here’s a simple yet out-of-this world recipe for bruschetta. I highly recommend this with a glass of your favorite Italian white wine (including sparkling). Picture me waving my right hand in the air like an Italian when I scream “Delizioso!”

Bruschetta (pronounced “bru-sketta”)

• Slices of the freshest crusty bread you can get your hands on, such as ciabatta

• Ripe tomatoes (cherry or grape tomatoes are great)

• Freshly basil leaves

• Extra virgin olive oil

• Salt

• clove of raw garlic (optional)

Prepare the tomatoes first by chopping into similar sized pieces and tossing in a bowl with sea salt and a generous slosh of extra virgin olive oil. Set aside for at least 10-15 minutes to allow everything to marinate.

Meanwhile grill your bread if you happen to have the barbeque on or broil in your oven on high for 2-3 minutes *until crispy.

If you are using the garlic, rub the clove over the hot toasted bread. Top with the chopped tomatoes and freshly torn basil add another drizzle of E.V.O.

Delizioso!

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