Who loves a quick and simple appetizer?? This one is perfect for anytime, but also the red and green make it perfect for this time of year!

All you do is chop your tomatoes, onion and basil. Then mix together with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Toast some fresh baguette bread. Top the bread with your tomato mixture and drizzle with balsamic glaze! If you can’t find a balsamic glaze at your grocery store simply bring some balsamic vinegar to a boil and let it simmer until it thickens. Then, serve and enjoy! 


  • Servings: 6-10
  • Difficulty: medium
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A light Italian appetizer.


  • 4 tomatoes, make sure they are firm
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil, or more to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Garlic salt to taste
  • 1 baguette
  • 1/4 cup balsamic glaze


  1. Chop tomatoes, onion, and basil.
  2. Combine with olive oil and season with garlic salt to taste.
  3. Refrigerate to marinate 30 minutes to 4 hours.
  4. Slice baguette in 1/2 inch slices.
  5. Broil baguette slices for 3-5 minutes until lightly golden and crispy.
  6. Place baguette slices on serving platter and top with bruschetta.
  7. Drizzle with balsamic glaze. Note: if you cannot find balsamic glaze at your grocery store boil balsamic vinegar and reduce until thick.
  8. Serve and enjoy!


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