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Bruschetta

During the summer time, Bruschetta is especially delicious. Made with home grown cherry and heirloom tomatoes, basil and a few more pure, simple ingredients. Enjoy Bruschetta with a glass of wine while relaxing on your front porch. Summer evenings were made for this!

Ingredients

  • 2 heirloom tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 30 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 red pepper, roasted and chopped(a jar of best-quality may be substituted)
  • 1 bunch basil, finely chopped
  • 2 T. best-quality olive spread, (Kuby's brand is our favorite)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste

2 baguettes - slice at an angle in 1/2" slices, brush with extra-virgin olive oil, sprinkle with salt and toast under a broiler until lightly brown, flip and toast on the other side. Take out of the oven, brush toast with a clove of garlic sliced in half.

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients; mix and set aside for 30 minutes to marinate.

  2. Top the toasted baguette slices with the tomato mixture. Place on a serving dish. Garnish.

  3. Serve at once!