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Bruschetta Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Crunchy & Soft 

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5
Calories: 1 kcal
Author: morganicmind
Ingredients
For the Bread
  • 1 16 oz French Baguette Whole Wheat Baguettes work as well!
  • 1 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese Grated
  • Sprinkle Pepper
  • Sprinkle Garlic Powder or Garlic Salt
  • 1/3-1/2 cup Olive Oil
For the Bruschetta Mixture
  • 5 Vine Tomatos finely diced and drained
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Basil finely chopped
  • 5 cloves Fresh Garlic minced (use a mincer for the juices)
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp + 1 tsp Olive Oil Extra Virgin
  • 1 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar or regular vinegar
  • Drizzle Balsamic Vinegar for serving
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Parmesan for serving
Instructions
For the Bread
  1. Slice the bread into oval pieces (about .5-1 inch thick)

  2. Mix the olive oil, salt, pepper, parmesan, and garlic salt/powder. 

  3. Brush each piece of bread with the olive oil mixture and broil in the oven until slightly crispy (but not fully crispy). (Option to flip to toast both sides)

For the Bruschetta
  1. Finely dice the tomatoes and carefully drain. Place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the olive oil, garlic, salt, basil, and red wine vinegar.

  3. Mix and let sit at room temp for about 1 hour.
  4. Top the toasted bread with a spoonful of bruschetta mixture. 

  5. Drizzle Balsamic Vinegar over the bruschetta salad and sprinkle with MORE parmesan cheese.