Grilled Bruschetta
Serves: 16
  • 1 ½ pounds tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup fresh basil chiffonade*
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 (1 lb) loaf French bread, cut into ½-inch-thick slices
  1. Combine tomatoes, garlic, 1 tablespoon oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl.
  2. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.
  3. Brush bread slices and grill rack with 1 tablespoon oil.
  4. Grill bread over medium heat 2 minutes on each side, or until browned.
  5. Top with tomato mixture and serve immediately.
  6. *Chiffonade is a cutting technique often used for basil, mint, and greens. To cut a chiffonade, stack leaves of basil neatly, and roll tightly lengthwise. Use a very sharp knife to create thin slices.
Recipe by The eMeals Blog at