Tomato and Herb Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a simple but superb appetizer of thick slices of toasted bread spread with a garden-fresh topping of ripe red tomatoes, basil, garlic and olive oil.

Author:Inspired by Vegetarian Times, 1998.07
Yield:6 Servings


1/2 tsp. dried oregano, (or 2 tsp. fresh)
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
to taste salt
to taste black pepper, freshly ground
baguette, 1/2"-thick slices, grilled or toasted
1/3 cups fresh basil, chopped
1 1/2 lb. plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 cloves garlic, minced


  1. In medium bowl, gently mix tomatoes, garlic, basil, oregano, oil, vinegar and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. To serve, cut grilled bread slices in half. Set slices on serving plates and spoon tomato mixture over them.


Nutrition Facts

6 Servings per recipe

Serving size 1 serving

Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 134mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 14g5%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Total Sugars
Includes Added Sugars
Protein 2g

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrition in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.