Tomato Bruschetta

Eight pieces of bread topped with tomatoes and herb on wooden board.
This Tomato Bruschetta recipe makes for a tasty appetiser, just perfect for when you're entertaining. It's easy to prepare and is filled with delicious flavours.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetiser, Snack
Cuisine New Zealand
Servings 8 people


  • Oven



  • Preheat oven to 245 °C.
  • Slice the bread into thin slices. Set aside.
  • Dice tomatoes, mince the garlic and chop the basil leaves and combine in a bowl.
  • Add garlic oil and the salt and pepper then mix well. Refrigerate while you prepare the bread.
  • Brush one side of each slice of bread with a little more oil and place on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • Toast both sides of the bread until golden brown.
  • Top each bruschetta with the tomato mixture, squeeze over fresh lemon juice, season again and place on a plate to serve with fresh basil leaves as garnish.


Add ricotta or mozzarella to serve and garnish with fresh basil.
Olivado avocado with basil works well here too.
Keyword vegetarian
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