Easy Italian Tomato bruschetta
Easy Classic Tomato bruschetta, a simple delicious healthy dinner appetizer made with fresh tomatoes, basil, oregano and olive oil.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 6 servings
- 6 slices bread*
- 1-2 cloves garlic
- 2-3 pinches salt
*Best is day old homemade bread or Italian crusty bread, a bread with a compact crumb.
- 4 medium to large firm ripe tomatoes (chopped / I remove the seeds and extra pulp)
- 1/2 red onion (chopped)
- 1 celery stalk (chopped)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
- 4-5 leaves fresh basil and parsley chopped
- 1/4 cup olive oil
Heat pan grill or BBQ to hot and keep temperature relatively high, place sliced bread and turn until toasted golden, remove and if desired rub with a clove of garlic, sprinkle with a little salt then top with the tomato topping, serve immediately.
In a medium bowl mix together the chopped tomatoes, red onion, celery, salt, oregano fresh basil and olive oil, serve over freshly toasted bread, if you like, a little drizzle of Balsamic vinegar is a tasty addition. Enjoy!
Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 740IU | Vitamin C: 12.3mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1.4mg