Wednesday, April 11, 2012


Sometimes the simple appetizers tend to be the best. If I am spending a lot of time preparing the main course, I really don't have time to spend hours to make an appetizer. Why make an appetizer? Well, I really need something to hold the kids (boy) over until dinner is ready.
The best thing about bruschetta is it is just toast. I can even toast the french bread in the toaster oven which clears up even more space. I do recommend slicing your bread thinner than mine.
1/8 cup of olive oil
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp parsley
1 tsp rosemary
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp thyme
salt and pepper to taste
 8 slices of french bread
1 tomato, sliced in cube pieces
8 leaves of basil, sliced
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, sliced

  1. In a small bowl, mix the olive oil, oregano, parsley, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  2. Brush each top of the sliced french bread with the olive oil.
  3. Toast the french bread in the toaster oven, oven, or grill.
  4. Brush the cubed tomato pieces with some of the olive oil mixture.
  5. Mix the basil and tomato pieces together.
  6. Top each piece of the french bread with the tomato mixture.
  7. Sprinkle each slice with a little cheese before serving.
Recipe inspired by Quick Bruschetta for two in the Food & Family Cookbook best loved: quick & easy recipes. 
Did you already know...
- Bruschetta is an Italian antipasta or appetizer.
-Bruschetta is topped toast.
-Bruschetta is a great way for the growers to sample the quality of the newly pressed olive oil.


  1. You can never go wrong with bruschetta. Your version looks delicious!

  2. Thank you. They are becoming a hit in my house with any left over french bread.