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Classic Italian Bruschetta

The classic Italian Bruschetta is prepared with slices of toasted home-made bread, rubbed with garlic,  topped with diced tomatoes, basil, and oregano.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Classic Italian Bruschetta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 150kcal
Author Authentic Italian Cuisine


  • 8 Slices Homemade Bread or French Baguette
  • 4-5 Ripe Tomatoes
  • 10 Leaves Fresh Basil
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 4 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper


  • Wash the tomatoes and peel them ( see how to to it )
  • Cut the tomatoes into four quarters and remove the seeds.
  • Chop into small cubes and pour them into a large bowl.
  • Chop the fresh basil leaves and add them into the bowl.
  • Season the mixture with oregano, extra virgin olive oil, salt, and fresh ground black pepper.
  • Slice the bread about 1 cm thick and grill them in a griddle pan or toast in the oven.
  • Rub every slice of bread with garlic.
  • Top the slices of bread with the tomatoes mixture
  • Serve hot.


The slices of bread must be crispy, otherwise, when you add the tomatoes it will absorb the oil and become too soft.