How to Make Authentic Bruschetta

How to Make Authentic Bruschetta

Make authentic Italian tomato and basil bruschetta, and take a look at some suggestions for variations. It's simple and super easy to make.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Combine the chopped tomatoes and half of the olive oil in a bowl and toss. Marinate the tomatoes for about 10 minutes at room temperature.
  3. Step 3

    Toast the bread slices on a charcoal grill until golden-brown and lightly marked with grill lines. You can also toast them in an oven or toaster, or on a griddle or grill pan, if charcoal grilling is not possible. 
  4. Step 4

    Gently rub the grilled slices of bread with the cut end of the raw garlic clove. 
  5. Step 5

    Top each slice with the marinated tomatoes. Sprinkling with flaky sea salt and chopped fresh basil leaves. Finish with a drizzle of the remaining olive oil. Serve immediately.