Tomato Bruschetta – a wonderful summertime dish

Tomato Bruschetta                                                       Serves 12

With the abundance of garlic and tomatoes in the summer, enjoy some homemade bruschetta.  From Marlisa Brown author of The  Gluten-Free Hassle-Free Cookbook

1 gluten-free Italian bread (such as Everybody Eats)

Gluten-Free Cooking spray

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp garlic powder

3 cups chopped tomato

1 small red onion (chopped fine)

2 Tb chopped fresh basil

2 Tb olive oil

1-2 Tb chopped fresh garlic

1 lime juiced

2 Tb capers

1 tsp salt

½ tsp pepper

 

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray
  3. Slice Italian bread thin into ½” thick pieces and arrange on baking sheet
  4. Spray Italian bread with cooking spray and sprinkle with onion and garlic powder
  5. Bake until outside just starts to brown ( store in airtight container until ready to use)
  6. Combine all other ingredients in an attractive bowl and refrigerate at least 1 hour ( best if kept overnight)
  7. Serve bruschetta mixture with crisp breads on the side.

 

Tip:  Bruschetta can be made with so many different ingredients, garlic and onion always to taste.  It is basically a finely chopped salad of tomatoes with other veggie and herbs served with crisp bread.

  tomato bruschetta

 

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