Enjoy summer's sweet tomatoes in this Tomato Basil Bruschetta.

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Tomato Basil Bruschetta made with home grown tomatoes, ribbons of basil, and a bit of balsamic vinegar served on buttery toasted French bread.
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 8
Author Garnish & Glaze


  • 3 yellow tomatoes diced, seeds removed
  • 3 red tomatoes diced, seeds removed
  • 10 basil leaves cut into ribbons
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 French Baguette cut into 1/2 inch slices (about 16 slices)
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 clove garlic cracked


  • In a mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, basil, vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  • Melt 1 1/2 tablespoons butter in a non-stick skillet. Add 8 bread slices and cook until golden. Remove from skillet, melt 1 1/2 tablespoons butter over medium heat and cook the other side of the bread until golden brown. Repeat with the remaining bread slices.
  • Rub one side of each slice of toasted bread with the garlic clove.
  • Spoon tomato mixture over each slice of toast and serve immediately.