First, let me say this classic bruschetta has now become my new favorite appetizer of all time. Maybe it is the seasonal fresh tomatoes from my garden paired with good quality olive oil on crispy bread that won me over. Or perhaps the whole combination dipped into a creamy burrata cheese that is just so heavenly. Whatever it is; I can’t get enough of it. This recipe I can eat every day and I am tempted to with all these fresh tomatoes growing in my backyard.
Honestly, my Roma and cherry tomatoes are what inspired me to create this lovely classic bruschetta. Only a few simple ingredients and you can have this mouthwatering dish in under 15 minutes. Bruschetta is a perfect side to an Italian meal or an appetizer to get your guests excited. Not only is it fresh and light but also crispy and creamy. It hits all your senses! In conclusion, you need to try this recipe!
What tomatoes are best for this Classic Bruschetta?
What is awesome about this recipe is any tomato would actually work. Moreover, I like a sweet yet tart tomato so my cherry and Roma tomatoes worked perfectly in this recipe. If you are growing tomatoes in your garden, it would be best to use those. As they are nice and fresh and more than likely not treated with any sprays so overall cleaner to eat!
Addtionally, what is also awesome about this dish is that tomatoes can be found all year round so this dish can be made at any time! It is just a classic summer recipe as most tomatoes prime season is during that time of year so they.
In addition, here are a few other recipes using tomatoes that you may like:
So, if you are a visual learner watch my video below!
- 1 Baguette cut into slices
- 8 Roma Tomatoes diced
- 4 Garlic cloves
- 1/4 cup Fresh Basil or Arugula chopped
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- 3 tbsp Olive oil
- 6 oz Burrata
- 1 tbsp Balsamic Glaze
- Grated Parmesan Cheese optional, garnish
- In a bowl. combine the diced tomatoes with the arugula or basil. Mash 3 of the garlic cloves and add to the micture as well. Season this with salt, pepper, olive oil, and balsamic glaze. Mix together very well.
- Add the sliced baguette to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Spray the bread on both sides with some olive oil. Broil for 1-2 minutes on each side until crisp and lightly browned.
- Rub the last garlic clove on each slice of bread which will add more flavor. Top each slice with a spoonful of the tomato mixture.
- Add the bruschetta to the desired serving dish. In the center, add the burrata. Use a fork to split the burrata into chunks of creamy goodness! Drizzle it with a little olive oil and a dash of black pepper. Enjoy!