Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Looking for bruschetta ideas? This easy-to-make fresh Tomato Bruschetta recipe with Feta cheese and basil leaves is the ideal appetizer. 

  • Servings 6
  • 30'
  • Easy

Recipe

How do you make Bruschetta? It’s easier than what you may think! Just follow this 4 steps Tomato Bruschetta recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 2 cups basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 baguette, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions for the Tomato Bruschetta recipe

  1. Combine the tomatoes, the garlic, basil and the Mazola® Corn Oil and stir to mix. Season with salt and pepper. Let it sit to marry the flavors while you work on the bread.
  2. Grill the bread slices on both sides until light golden. 
  3. Rub one side of each slice while it’s still hot with the cut side of the garlic clove. Repeat for all the slices.
  4. Spoon the tomato mixture onto each slice of bread and top with the feta cheese and enjoy your Tomato Bruschetta!

Pro Tips

Is the Tomato Bruschetta Recipe served hot or cold?
Traditionally, bruschetta is served hot off the grill, when all the flavors melt into the golden bread. But even if it gets cold, it’s still delicious!

How do you cut tomatoes for bruschetta?
If you don’t want to squish your tomatoes in the process of slicing them, here’s what you should do. The best way to dice tomatoes is to hold the serrated or the chef’s knife parallel to the cutting board, and then cut the tomato halves horizontally into slices (they can be as thick as you’d like your tomato dices to be). Then, cut each stack of tomato slices into strips as wide as you’d like. Next, slice these strips crosswise into dices.

What can I use instead of bread for the Tomato Bruschetta Recipe?
Some substitutes for bread you can use and go great with the tomatoes, the garlic, basil and the Mazola® Corn Oil mix are vegetable buns, sandwich wraps and if you’re following a plant-based food regimen, mushroom or cauliflower pizza-pie.

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This recipe is brought to you by Mazola® Corn Oil.

Please note that:

Very limited and preliminary scientific evidence suggests that eating about 1 tablespoon (16 grams) of corn oil daily may reduce the risk of heart disease due to the unsaturated fat content in corn oil. FDA concludes that there is little scientific evidence supporting this claim. To achieve this possible benefit, corn oil is to replace a similar amount of saturated fat and not increase the total number of calories you eat in a day. One serving of this product contains 14 grams of corn oil.

Corn oil is a cholesterol-free food that contains 14g of total fat per serving. See nutrition information on product label or at www.mazola.com for fat and saturated fat content.

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