Tomato BRUSHETTA with Basil Recipe

January 3, 2023  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Tomato BRUSHETTA with Basil Recipe

The Tomato BRUSHETTA with Basil Recipe presents a delicious and convenient French dish made from French baguette, tomatoes, garlic, basil, olive oil, and a variety of complementary ingredients. Perfect for parties, this appetizer allows for the preparation of a large batch of the topping ahead of time, as well as the toasting of baguette slices, making it an efficient and crowd-pleasing option.

To create the topping, Roma tomatoes are chopped and combined with minced garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, chopped fresh basil, chopped fresh cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste. This mixture is thoroughly mixed in a bowl and left in the refrigerator for an hour, allowing the flavors to meld and intensify.

For the base of the Tomato BRUSHETTA, the French baguette is sliced to a thickness of 1 inch or as desired. The slices are then laid on a baking sheet, brushed with olive oil, and baked in a 400-degree oven for 10 minutes until crisp. Afterward, the baguette slices are adorned with sliced or grated cheese, which is melted in the oven.

Once the cheese is melted, the baguette slices are taken out, and the tomato mixture is generously spooned onto the bread. This delightful appetizer is typically served hot or warm, making it an excellent addition to family gatherings, parties, or any special occasions. The Tomato BRUSHETTA with Basil Recipe showcases a harmonious blend of textures and flavors, making it a quick and easy-to-prepare crowd-pleaser.


1 French baguette or any kind of baguette you like Mozzarella, Feta, Pepper Jack or any kind of cheese you like for toping
3 tomatoes chopped (Roma tomato is best)
1 clove of garlic minced
1 ½ tablespoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoon of chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoon of chopped fresh cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix everything in a bowl for an hour set it in the refrigerator

Directions to make Tomato BRUSHETTA with Basil Recipe

  1. Slice the baguette to 1 inch or thicker up to you
  2. Lay sliced baguette on baking sheet
  3. Brush with olive oil
  4. Bake in 400 degree oven for 10 minutes till crisp
  5. Take it out and lay sliced or grated cheese on the bread
  6. Put it back in the oven; bake till the cheese is melted
  7. Take it out and spoon the tomato mixture on the bread serve hot or warm as appetizer.

Usually serve Tomato BRUSHETTA with Basil in family gathering party or any special gathering. It is easy to and quick to prepare for a large batch of the topping ahead of time.

Thank you and enjoy it

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Calories Per Serving: 441

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏52g 19%
Total Fat ‏23g 29%
Saturated Fat ‏4g 20%
Dietary Fiber ‏6g 21%
Protein ‏11g 22%
Sodium ‏436mg 19%
Sugars ‏12g 24%


30 min


30 min




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