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Classic Italian Bruschetta

Cooking Classy
Incredibly easy vegetarian-friendly italian appetizer loved by many people around the world. Its classical taste will fit every type of party!
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 12


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp freshly minced garlic
  • 8 tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup parmezan cheese
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly grounded black pepper
  • 1/4 cup basil leafs


  • Heat olive oil in a small pan over medium-low heat. Add garlic and keep until just starting
    to turn golden (don't let it turn brown), for about 1 minute.
  • Pour into a large mixing bowl. Let it cool while you chop the tomatoes into cubes and basil into fine pieces.
  • Pour the diced tomatoes into the bowl with the cooled oil mixture. Add parmesan, basil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix everything well.
  • Toast (in a toaster or in the oven) the bread until it turns golden.
  • Serve right away over toasted bread (spoon some of the juices along with it). Garnish with more parmesan if desired.
Keyword italian party recipes, mediterranean appetizers, mediterranean party recipes