A traditional Italian bruschetta is undoubtedly an appetiser which everyone enjoys. The sweet taste of ripe tomatoes on a bed of crispy, baguette bread is always a good choice, and our recipe below certainly doesn’t disappoint.
Serve with a side of fresh salad and a crisp white or rosé wine to start off your evening.
2 cloves garlic
300g mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup black olives
3 ripe tomatoes (diced)
- Finely slice your baguette and cook in the oven for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and leave to cool.
- Slice the tomatoes and season with salt and pepper.
- Heat a pan with garlic and olive oil, then marinate each side into the mixture.
- Slice the mozzarella and apply as the first layer on the baguette. Follow up with the diced tomato, chopped olives, sprinkle of olive oil, and finish with a leaf of basil.
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