BRUSCHETTA "When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do"


2 Large tomatoes, peeled, and diced

1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

2 tbsp fresh basil, finely chopped (or 1 tsp dried basil)

4 - 6 cloves of garlic (finely minced)

1 tsp black pepper

1/2 cup olive oil

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12 slices of crusty Italian bread - 1/2' thick

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Preheat the oven to 275.

In a small bowl, stir together the tomatoes, parsley, basil, minced garlic, salt and pepper.

Set aside.

Arrange the bread slices on a tray and spread with a few drops of olive oil over each slice.

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Remember, not to use just any olive oil, but extra virgin olive oil.

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Allow slices to toast.
Turn over, and again, spread slices with a few drops of olive oil.

(The bread should be golden brown on both sides about 3 minutes.)

Remove from oven.

Gently spoon a generous portion of the mixed ingredients on top of each slice and finally garnish with olive oil.

Serve hot.

Adding a few slices of cheese is optional.

This dish is usually served by Italians as an appetizer. 
As they say, when in Rome do as the Romans do.

Please Note: There are thousands of bread recipes from all over the world, however, in this website, we have mentioned bread, in the following recipes