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Double Tomato Bruschetta

Double Tomato Bruschetta

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    7 m
  • Ready In

    35 m
Laurie Thompson

Laurie Thompson

A delicious and easy appetizer. The balsamic vinegar gives it a little bite. Dried basil can be substituted but it is best with fresh.

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  • Calories:
  • 215 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 9.6 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 426 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven on broiler setting.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the roma tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and pepper. Allow the mixture to sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Cut the baguette into 3/4-inch slices. On a baking sheet, arrange the baguette slices in a single layer. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes, until slightly brown.
  4. Divide the tomato mixture evenly over the baguette slices. Top the slices with mozzarella cheese.
  5. Broil for 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
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Nicole
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Nicole

10/9/2006

This is the BEST bruschetta recipe I've ever tried, and I've tried a bunch of them! Here are a few tips from someone who has made this recipe at least a dozen times: 1) Once, I couldn't find sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil and used the dry kind. Perhaps it was my imagination, but I think I lost some of that distinctive sun-dried tomato flavor. 2) The recipe suggests that you could use dried basil if you're in a pinch. That's true, but use it ONLY if you're in pinch! Fresh basil (I chiffonade mine) is part of what makes this recipe so absolutely delicious. 3) The recipe calls for shredded cheese, but I like to buy bulk mozzarella and slice it into pieces that are about 1/8" thick, and that are sized to fit onto the bruschetta. That keeps your cheese from falling off the sides, and it creates a nice "blanketing" effect over your tomato mixture that keeps it from falling off when you're eating it. Enjoy!

RogueOnion8
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RogueOnion8

5/16/2005

Delicious. My friends felt there was something missing and next time I plan on adding some fresh cut Oregano and doubling the garlic. I also plan on cutting the amount of olive oil used in half to only 1/8 cup. From the suggestions of previous reviewers I decided to brush olive oil onto the bread, broil it for a couple minutes, then add the topping. The cutting of the tomatoes did take a bit of time and I think substituting a couple cans of diced tomatoes would be fine. Just be sure to use FRESH herbs! I will be adding this receipe to my regular rotation.

newcook
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newcook

12/27/2006

Simply the best Bruschetta I have ever made! It got rave reviews from everyone over the holidays. I would definitely suggest letting it marinate over night - the longer the better. I also took someone's suggestion to put the cheese on the bread and bake it first - then everyone can put on their own amount of bruschetta. Everyone agreed that was the better way to go. This really is easy to make - I also definitely suggest using fresh basil and buying the bread the day you are serving it as well.

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