Bruschetta with fresh basil and cherry tomato salsa

These look and taste great, a perfect idea for a summer lunch with friends.

SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Lunch
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Lunch

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C. Slice French stick on an angle to create lengthy pieces
  2. Combine oil and garlic in a small bowl, and brush over bread. Season with pepper
  3. Grill in the oven until bread is slightly brown
  4. Prepare salsa: combine tomatoes, red onion and capsicum in a bowl. Add avocado and basil and fold through
  5. Spoon the salsa on top of the French stick, enjoy

 

Tip

Try other toppings can be used, such as tuna or smoked salmon.

  • 1/2 
    French stick
  • 3  tbsp
    oil
  • 1 clove
    garlic, crushed
  •  
    black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  • 250 g
    cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 1/2 
    red onion, diced
  • 1/2 
    yellow capsicum, diced
  • 1/2 
    avocado, mashed
  • 1/2 
    basil leaves, chopped
Per serve
  • Energy
    1648kJ
  • Total Fat
    16g
  • Saturated Fat
    2.7g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    54g
  • Dietary Fibre
    5.3g
  • Sodium
    213mg

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C. Slice French stick on an angle to create lengthy pieces
  2. Combine oil and garlic in a small bowl, and brush over bread. Season with pepper
  3. Grill in the oven until bread is slightly brown
  4. Prepare salsa: combine tomatoes, red onion and capsicum in a bowl. Add avocado and basil and fold through
  5. Spoon the salsa on top of the French stick, enjoy

 

Tip

Try other toppings can be used, such as tuna or smoked salmon.