Roasted Tomato And Basil Bruschetta Recipe

Madhuli Ajay
Roasted Tomato And Basil Bruschetta Recipe
116 ratings.

Bruschetta is a quintessential Italian starter (antipasto), in which sliced crusty bread is rubbed with garlic and typically topped with fresh Tomatoes, Basil and Olive oil. Few, simple, fresh ingredients are required to make this quick appetizer bursting with flavour. This recipe uses Cherry tomatoes, since they are more flavourful, but you can use large tomatoes too. Roasting the tomatoes and garlic enhances the flavour. The Ricotta cheese adds creaminess to the Bruschetta. You can swap this with Basil pesto ,if you like. Use any Italian crusty bread like Ciabatta or French bread like Baguette or the Indian Brun-pav (with the crusty top) to make this Roasted Tomato and Basil Bruschetta.

Serve Roasted Tomato and Basil Bruschetta along with Baked Pasta with Cottage Cheese and Spinach for a weeknight dinner.

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Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Baguette , cut into thick slices (about 8-9 slices)
  • 250 grams Cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 5 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 4 sprig Fresh Thyme leaves , or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1/4 cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , coarsely pounded¬†
  • Sea salt , to taste
  • Chilli oil , to drizzle
  • Basil leaves , 1 bunch, torn/chiffonade

How to make Roasted Tomato And Basil Bruschetta Recipe

  1. To make the Roasted Tomato and Basil Bruschetta Recipe, first preheat the Oven to 200 degree Celsius.

  2. In a Roasting pan, coat the Cherry tomatoes and garlic cloves with Olive oil.

  3. Mix the Thyme leaves and sprinkle some crushed sea salt , crushed black pepper on the tomatoes.

  4. Place the tomatoes in the preheated oven and roast for 10-12 minutes. (Time may vary depending on the size and type of tomatoes). Once done, remove from the oven

  5. Meanwhile, lightly toast the baguette slices on a Griddle/grill pan on the stovetop but drizzling some olive oil on the top and keep aside.

  6. In a small bowl, mix the Ricotta Cheese with some salt and remaining crushed black pepper

  7. Spread a spoonful of Ricotta cheese on the slice. Top this with the roasted cherry tomatoes.

  8. Garnish generously with the fresh Basil leaves and drizzle the Bruschetta with Chili oil and serve immediately.

  9. Serve Roasted Tomato and Basil Bruschetta along with Baked Pasta with Cottage Cheese and Spinach for a weeknight dinner.

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