Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Tasty Tuesday: Garden Fresh Bruschetta

Not going to lie, I've been in a recipe slump lately. Since Cameron and I haven't been eating carbs for dinner during the week, the recipes have been somewhat simple and repetitive.
 
I came across this recipe and could probably just eat this with a loaf of French bread for dinner.....if I ate carbs for dinner. Guess I'll have to wait until the weekend to make it. :)
 
Garden Fresh Bruschetta
Recipe and photo found here.

20-24oz fresh tomatoes (4-5 roma tomatoes or 3-4 regular tomatoes) diced small
1 clove garlic minced
1/4 cup fresh basil chopped fine
2 Tbs olive oil
1 Tbs red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp each salt & pepper (or to taste)
1 baguette
Olive oil & fresh garlic for toasting
 


Mix all ingredients and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours.
 
Slice the baguette, brush with olive oil and lightly toast. Rub each toasted slice baguette with a clove of garlic.
 
Top with bruschetta.

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17 comments :

  1. That looks good! If only we had some good tomatoes this year. I miss the garden.

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  2. I have several ripe tomatoes from our garden and I am definitely making this tonight!

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  3. Good for yall eliminating carbs during the week. I would love to do this too but Kevin would die. The boy does not know how to eat a piece of broccoli.

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  4. This is the first year I've grown tomatoes, and I am in awe that they are actually PRODUCING real, live, ripe red tomatoes! I'm defintely going to have to give this recipe a try.

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  5. I have tons of tomatoes, this is perfect. Oh, the protein bars & recipe are on my page today.

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  6. The simplest things are always the most delicious. Bruschetta is REALLY good on fish - try tilapia or salmon for a vehicle for your bruschetta instead of bread. All the flavor and none of the wheat!

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  7. Ohh I am so happy you posted this! We have an overflow of fresh tomatoes in the garden and I am running out of ideas of what to do with them! Pinning this to make this weekend!

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  8. That looks so yummy! We try to cut out carbs at dinner, too. Its always a challenge because this girl loves her potatoes and pasta.

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  9. I don't know how you survive without carbs for dinner. This recipe looks so fresh perfect for all the farmers market tomatoes!

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  10. This looks delish! You could try this on top of chicken instead of bread for dinner. : ) You're much stronger than I am, I could never give up carbs.

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  11. yummy! this looks perfect to make as an appetizer for entertaining! and no carbs for dinner?! is that even possible?? more power to ya!

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  12. this looks amazing! i don't eat carbs at dinner usually either but it will be perfect for a cheat day! thanks for sharing!

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  13. That looks really yummy! I'm definitely going to have to use my extra tomatoes for this one.

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  14. Oooh, I'll have to make this with tomatoes and basil from our garden!

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  15. I am so going to pin this and make it! I heart some bruschetta. Have you tried it yet?

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