– Easy Bruschetta Recipe with Fresh Mozzarella –
There is nothing better than starting off a meal with a couple of appetizers. It´s a great way to get your appetite going while chitchatting with the people around you and sipping on a glass of red wine, this sets the mood for an unforgetable meal. In countries like Spain and Italy this is very common, in Spain we call them tapas, and in Italy they are called anti-pasto (which literally means before the meal). This Easy Bruschetta Recipe with fresh mozzarella is truly a stunner of a dish, especially if you are serving up a pasta dish as your main course. It´s loaded with flavor, easy to make, and makes a great center piece to any table. The flavors I have combined in this Easy Bruschetta Recipe bring this entire dish together, and your guest will love it 🙂 seriously, I am addicted to this dish! Watch the video below on how to make this Easy Bruschetta Recipe or check out the recipe card below, which you can also print. Salud!
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Easy Bruschetta Recipe with Fresh Mozzarella
- 3 Fresh Tomatoes
- 10 Fresh Basil Leaves
- 1/2 Tsp Dried Oregano
- 1/2 Tsp Balsamic Glaze
- 1 Ball Fresh Mozzarella
- 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil
- 2 Cloves of Garlic
- 1 Baguette
- Sea Salt
- Freshly Cracked Black Pepper
Pre-heat your oven with the bake/broil option to its highest setting
Cut 3 large tomatoes in half, using a spoon deseed the tomato halfs, then finely dice the tomatoes and add them to a bowl
Finely dice 10 fresh basil leaves and add them to the bowl with the diced tomatoes, season with 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano, sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, next add 1/2 teaspoon of balsamic glaze and 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Spanish olive oil, mix everything together until it´s well mixed, cover the bowl with seran wrap and add it to the fridge
Cut a baguette into diagonal slices that are about 1/2 inch thick, place the slices of bread onto a baking tray lined with foil paper, drizzle a kiss of extra virgin Spanish olive oil on top of each piece and add the baking tray to the oven for about 5 minutes
Peel 2 cloves of garlic and cut them half, also thinly slice 1 ball of fresh mozzarella
To assemble each bruschetta, rub the halfs of garlic on each piece of toast, then add a slice of fresh mozzarella on top, and top it off with the tomato mixture
Transfer the bruschettas to a plate and garnish with some fresh basil leaves
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