Recipe courtesy of Rhode Island WIC with sponsorship from Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island Department of Health, and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Agriculture.

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4.36 from 14 votes


Easy to make Bruschetta recipe with tomato and basil
Course: Side Dish, Snacks
Servings: 10 servings


  • 1 loaf bread day old works best
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 whole tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 pound shredded mozzarella cheese optional
  • 1 bunch basil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Slice bread into 1/2-inch thick slices.
  • Brush oil on the slices.
  • Grill slices of bread on both sides for 1 minute per side.
  • Remove from grill.
  • Mix tomatoes, basil, salt, pepper and garlic in a large bowl.
  • Top each slice of grilled bread with tomato mixture; serve.


Top mixture with shredded cheese. Place
back on grill until cheese is melted.

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