This we used to have it everytime when myself and my husband used to go to Italian restaurants. We loved it as an appetiser and I thought to try it at home. It came out very nice & tasty. It is actually a Starter / Appetizer but i made this for evening snacks for my kids and husband.

Prep Time : 10 Mins
Baking Time : 10 Mins
Serve : 4

  • French Baguette or Bread slices 
  • Organic small cherry tomatoes - 1 cup, cut into half
  • Olive oil - 4 tbsp + extra 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Basil leaves - 2 tbsp , chopped
  • Garlic - 1 crushed
  • Jalapeno peppers or green chillies -  very few ,  chopped
  • Mozzarella cheese  - 2 tsp (optional)

  1. Preheat the oven 400F 
  2. Take a pan add olive oil 4tbsp then add jalapeno, tomatoes stir then add garlic, sprinkle salt , sprinkle black pepper & basil leaves stir well until tomatoes cooked slightly 
  3. Slice the baguette into diagonally into thick slices. Arrange the slices in the baking sheet (Parchment sheets)
  4. Brush one slide of the bread with the olive oil and spread the 2tsp of tomato mixture and sprinkle cheese
  5. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 5 - 8  minutes or till the cheese melts
  6. Serve hot 
Note :

  1. Kids Like Cheese. So it is optional
  2. If it is not there Jalapeno peppers. Don't worry add green chillies finely chopped little
  3. Black or Green olives are also can be added.
  4. If it is not available French Baguette. Use bread slices.

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Priya said...

Looks so delish Vanamala! Love the pics too :)

virunthu unna vaanga said...

very yummy...

kitchen queen said...

yummilicious and droolworthy .

Priya Suresh said...

Very inviting bruschettas,lovely clicks.

divya said...

Looks fab yum and beautiful

Bulbul hotels said...

Hi, you have mentioned over your blog nice recipes which is included nice ingredient and method so i love them thanks for sharing me

Deepali Jain said...

I love Bruschetta... first time here. like your space... will surely try this recipe soon