The Easiest Old School Tomato Bruschetta Recipe
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When it comes to Tomato Bruschetta... everyone should have this classic recipe in their back pocket. A deliciously marvelous, easy appetizer!
Serves: 8
  • 1 French Baguette, cut into ½-inch slices
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Pinch of Salt
  • ¾ cup Pesto (see notes)
  • 1 lb. Tomatoes (Heirloom, Cherry or Roma), chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • Salt + Pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup Feta Cheese Crumbles
  • Thick Balsamic Vinegar, to drizzle (optional)
  1. Preheat your oven to 400F. Meanwhile, cut the baguette into ½-inch rounds and place them on a baking sheet. Drizzle the tops with olive oil and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Bake until crusty, about 7 - 10 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  2. Pour pesto in a small serving bowl and place on a cutting board or platter. Cut tomatoes and mix with garlic, olive oil salt and pepper. Place tomato mix in a medium-sized serving bowl. Spoon feta into a serving bowl as well.
  3. Arrange toasted crostini along with the serving bowls on a cutting board and serve with a spoon.
  4. NOTE: To assemble your bruschetta, simply spread some pesto on a crostini then top with tomato mixture and a sprinkle of feta. Drizzle with thick balsamic vinegar, if desired.
Recipe by Slice of Jess at