This easy bruschetta appetizer is quick to make and yields the most delicious results - restaurant-style! #homemadebrushcetta

Easy Bruschetta Appetizer

This easy bruschetta appetizer will have your family begging for seconds! Check it out to make your very own restaurant-style bruschetta.
5 from 2 votes
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Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people, as an app


  • 1 French baguette
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil + 1 tbsp
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 5 plum tomatoes cut into small cubes
  • ¼ cup finely shredded parmesan
  • ¼ cup finely chopped basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • Balsamic vinegar reduction sauce optional


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Cut French bread into slices and line on a baking sheet. Bake for about 5-8 minutes or until crispy. Remove from oven and set aside.
  • Heat ¼ cup olive oil in a small skillet and fry garlic for 2 minutes. Allow to cool and pour contents into a large bowl.
  • As the garlic cools down, add tomatoes, parmesan, basil salt and pepper. Put in a serving bowl and drizzle with extra tablespoon of olive oil.
  • When serving on individual bread slices, feel free to drizzle with balsamic vinegar reduction sauce.
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