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How to prepare the real Italian recipe of  “Bruschetta” or Toasted Garlic Bread for your party with friends

This very quick, rustic and tasty typical Italian appetizer is really a favorite that never grows old. In Italy we like it often before having our pizza dinner. It’s perfect for a barbecue party. The Italian “Bruschetta” , toasted slices of garlic bread, is a humble and traditional dish that has many regional variations, it can be topped in many different ways, even with truffle or mushrooms.

It is of extreme importance that you use high-quality olive oil as a main ingredient: Italian extra-virgin olive oil only.

Ingredients of Bruschetta or Classic Garlic Bread for 4 people

  • 10 slices of rustic crusty Bread, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 2-3 Garlic cloves, one more for the tomato variation
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste, Pepper as you like

Preparation 

Toast the bread over a wood tire, ideally, as this is the original and traditional way to prepare this recipe, or alternatively in the oven or grill. Rub the garlic on one side of each slice of bread and then pace it on a plate and top with a generous amount of oil and salt.

Ingredients of Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil for 4 people

  • Red Tomato cut into chunks, plum or cherry “Pachino” type
  • 10 slices of rustic crusty Bread, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 2-3 Garlic cloves, one more for the tomato variation
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste, Pepper as you like
  • Basil in leaves or Origan.

Preparation

This tasty tomato and basil variation a very much loved one. Add the garlic and oil on each slice of bread, then simply top each slice with tomatoes, red but not too ripe, previously cut into chunks in a salad bowl with garlic, salt and extra virgin olive oil, and basil.

Ingredients of Bruschetta with Avocado, Tomato and Basil for 4 people

  • Avocado in chunks
  • red tomato cut into chunks, plum or cherry “Pachino” type
  • 10 slices of rustic crusty Bread, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, one more for the tomato variation
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste, Pepper as you like
  • Basil in leaves.

Preparation 

Preparation as above for the Tomato and Basil Bruschetta, plus add the Avocado in chunks on top to the mix. Enjoy this selection of Bruschetta toasted breads with many variations, fresh and healthy option, perfect for a nice brunch or lunch with friends and family.

Posted by Nicoletta and Tiziana

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