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Bruschetta with Garlic Crostini

This is really a perfect appetizer! It is light and refreshing, great for a light starter or pairing with a salad to make it a full meal. Bruschetta with garlic crostini is sure to be a hit in your house like it was ours!

Bruschetta with Garlic Crostini recipe from http://ThisSillyGirlsLife.com

Directions

First make the bruschetta. Cut the tomatoes to a small dice. Cut the basil in thin strips (chiffonade). Chop the oregano. Mix this with the remaining ingredients, cover with plastic wrap and set in fridge.

Bruschetta with Garlic Crostini recipe from http://ThisSillyGirlsLife.com

Next for the crostini, mix the olive oil with the seasoning. Brush the mixture on to the crostinin that are placed on a cookie sheet.

Bruschetta with Garlic Crostini recipe from http://ThisSillyGirlsLife.com

Place under a low broiler until lightly toasted. Flip and toast on the other side. When the toast is still warm, rub with a piece of garlic.

Bruschetta with Garlic Crostini recipe from http://ThisSillyGirlsLife.com

Using a slotted spoon place the chilled bruschetta on top of the garlic crostini and you’re done!

Bruschetta with Garlic Crostini recipe from http://ThisSillyGirlsLife.com

I hope you enjoy this recipe, thanks so much for reading!

 

Bruschetta with Garlic Crostini
 
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Ingredients
For the bruschetta:
  • 3 each beef steak tomatoes, large
  • ½ pint grape tomatoes
  • 2 Tbls basil, fresh
  • ¼ tsp oregano, fresh
  • 2 Tbls extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbls garlic powder
  • ½ Cup parmigiano reggiano, fresh grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
For the Garlic Crostini:
  • 1 each french bread loaf, cut thinly
  • ½ Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp bread dipping seasoning (optional)
  • 2 each garlic cloves
Instructions
  1. First make the bruschetta. Cut the tomatoes to a small dice. Cut the basil in thin strips (chiffonade). Chop the oregano. Mix this with the remaining ingredients, cover with plastic wrap and set in fridge.
For the Garlic Crostini:
  1. Mix the olive oil with the seasoning.
  2. Brush the mixture on to the crostinin that are placed on a cookie sheet.
  3. Place under a low broiler until lightly toasted.
  4. Flip and toast on the other side.
  5. When the toast is still warm, rub with a piece of garlic.

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21 Wonderful Comments

  1. avatar
    LydiaF says:
    August 23, 2013

    Love the freshness, and your new bloggy look! wtg 🙂

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    Paula says:
    August 24, 2013

    You have a new picture and design! Love it! Thaks for coming to Saturday Dishes! sharing your bruschetta on fb and twitter!

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    Sarah Bailey says:
    August 24, 2013

    Oh wow that looks delicious and simple! So tempted to try it thank you 🙂

    Thank you for link up with the I Love My Post Blog Hop

    Sarah
    Life in a Break Down
    xx

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    Diane Balch says:
    August 24, 2013

    This is such a celebration of fresh tomatoes. Thank you for sharing your bruschetta with us on foodie friday.

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    August 24, 2013

    Amazing pictures! This looks delicious! Although, as much as I love tomatoes, I might be inclined to make and eat an entire loaf of the garlic crostini, forgetting to add the bruschetta! Visiting from Show Off Weekend Blog Party

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    Sarah says:
    August 25, 2013

    Oh yummy! This looks so good. Thanks for sharing.
    Sarah
    Creative Ramblings

  7. avatar
    August 27, 2013

    Love bruschetta….and garlic! Pinning this for my husband. 🙂

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    Marie says:
    August 27, 2013

    We love bruschetta, especially when tomatoes and basil are fresh from the garden. It’s a favorite of my youngest daughter. Visiting from All My Bloggy Friends link party.

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    August 27, 2013

    This looks AMAZING and I have most of the ingredients available in my garden right now. This is going on my menu for Week 1 of football! Thanks for sharing. Visiting from the Sugar Bee Crafts post party!

  10. avatar
    August 28, 2013

    Dana, I have been CRAVING bruschetta and yours looks incredible. Thanks so much–I’m totally putting this on next week’s menu!

  11. avatar
    August 28, 2013

    tomatoes and bread, tow of m y favorite things 🙂 thanks for linking up to wake up wednesdays

  12. avatar
    August 29, 2013

    Looks yummy! perfect for an end of the summer party 🙂 Thanks for sharing at Share Your Stuff Tuesdays!

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    T'ONNA says:
    August 30, 2013

    I haven’t have Bruschetta in years! Yours looks really delicious! Thanks for sharing at Submarine Sunday!

  14. avatar
    September 2, 2013

    fresh, a little bit fancy and oh so yummy Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite things hop xo

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