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Simple and fresh tomato bruschetta, made with cherry tomatoes, served on warm crostinis. Serve as an appetizer, or make a meal out of it with a light salad. Perfect for summer, and a great use for your home grown tomatoes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 289
Author: Natalie


  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 10 basil leaves
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 loaf Italian bread
  • shredded mozzarella optional


  • 1. Quarter the grape tomatoes, finely chop the onion and chiffonade the basil. Combine in a small mixing bowl, add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt & pepper, toss to combine, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • 2. While the bruschetta is in the fridge, make the crostinis. Cut 1/2" thich on diagonal, arrange on baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and toast in preheated 450 degree oven about 5 minutes per side, flipping when brown and toasted. Top with shredded mozzarella and melt in oven, optional.
  • 3. Top crostinis with brushetta, and enjoy!


Calories: 289 | Total Carbs: 40.3g | Protein: 14.1g | Fat: 8.4g | Fiber: 3.1g | Net Carbs: 37g