May 15, 2018 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Experience the delightful taste of Italy in this timeless appetizer. Succulent tomatoes, fragrant basil, garlic, and olive oil unite on crisp, toasted bread to craft an unforgettable flavor combination.

Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes | Total Time 30 minutes | 4 Servings

Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta ingredients


  • 4 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup red onion (or shallot), minced
  • 1 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta


  1. Mix diced tomatoes, minced onion, garlic, and basil in a bowl.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over the mixture.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, and gently toss.
  4. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Toast slices of bread until crisp.
  6. Spoon the Bruschetta mixture onto the toasted bread.
  7. Serve immediately as an appetizer. Enjoy!