10 Minute Recipe: Bruschetta

Bruschetta

With the end of Summer coming about, and the heat wave we were experiencing last week in the Bay Area (yes, for us 90-100 degrees F is hot for us), I decided to change things up from the normal pasta/lasagna/rice I cook.  I’ve always loved bruschetta at restaurants and finally decided to try making it.

Ingredients/cooking-wise, it was really quite simple: a baguette sliced up, tomatoes (I used a mixed of grape and roma tomatoes, diced), sliced basil + mint, finely diced garlic, a dash of olive oil, and a splash of balsamic vinegar.

Begin by preheating the oven to 450 degrees, brush olive oil onto the baguette slices and bake for 5ish minutes. Take all the remaining ingredients and mix together.  Once the baguette is toasted, spoon out the tomato mixture on top and voila, you’re done. Enjoy!

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