Mini Bruschetta With Cherry Tomatoes And Basil

Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil makes for a quick, delicious and easy to make starter, lunch or snack. This is a brilliant cheap and healthy traditional recipe that you’ll just love!

Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil makes for a quick, delicious and easy to make starter, lunch or snack. This is a brilliant cheap and healthy traditional recipe that you'll just love!

Hey folks, you will find plenty of recipes similar to this mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil on the Internet.

I’ve been through quite a few of them.

Some are great, but I found some to be overly laden with olive oil which I felt spoiled the authentic taste.

Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil makes for a quick, delicious and easy to make starter, lunch or snack. This is a brilliant cheap and healthy traditional recipe that you'll just love!

When you overload the traditional recipe with olive oil, that’s all you can taste!

I believe that some recipes should be kept as simple as possible just as it would be in Italy. With just a splash of good quality olive oil.

Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil makes for a quick, delicious and easy to make starter, lunch or snack. This is a brilliant cheap and healthy traditional recipe that you'll just love!

Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil is the perfect quick healthy meal when you want something simple and good.

It’s an excellent dish which requires very little thought at all.

Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil makes for a quick, delicious and easy to make starter, lunch or snack. This is a brilliant cheap and healthy traditional recipe that you'll just love!

It’s often Lynne and I’s go-to dish if we’re too busy too cook or to put any effort into anything else!

Just double the quantities in the recipe to make it go round a family of 4.

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Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil makes for a quick, delicious and easy to make starter, lunch or snack. This is a brilliant cheap and healthy traditional recipe that you'll just love!
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Mini Bruschetta With Cherry Tomatoes And Basil
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil makes for a quick, delicious and easy to make starter, lunch or snack. 

Course: Lunch
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 289 kcal
Author: neil@neilshealthymeals.com
Ingredients
  • 20 cherry tomatoes or 3 medium sized ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
  • olive oil extra virgin
  • 6 leaves basil, finely torn
  • freshly ground salt and pepper
  • 10 slices ciabatta
  • 1 clove garlic
Instructions
  1. Place the finely chopped tomatoes into a bowl with just a splash of olive oil and the finely torn basil, then season with a little salt and pepper and mix together well. Marinate for at least 1 hour in the fridge.

  2. Brush a very small amount of extra virgin olive oil on both sides of each of the 10 slices of ciabatta.

  3. Place the ciabatta slices under a medium heat grill and grill each side until lightly browned watching that they do not burn.

  4. Remove the slices from under the grill and rub a garlic clove over one side of each slice, then top that side with some of the cherry tomato and basil mixture and serve.

Recipe Notes

You could add a grated cheese topping after adding the tomato mixture and melt that under the grill too. (Not reflected in nutrition label)

Nutrition Facts
Mini Bruschetta With Cherry Tomatoes And Basil
Amount Per Serving
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Sodium 378mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5.2g 21%
Sugars 9.2g
Protein 9.6g 19%
Vitamin A 9%
Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 12%
Iron 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

You can’t beat a simple recipe with simple ingredients, like this.

It’s just rustic wouldn’t you say? 🙂

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Mini bruschetta with cherry tomatoes and basil makes for a quick, delicious and easy to make starter, lunch or snack. This is a brilliant cheap and healthy traditional recipe that you'll just love!

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