The BEST bruschetta recipe you’ll ever try

The title says a lot but I’m so not joking when it comes to this bruschetta recipe I found from The Pioneer Woman. It is so simple and uses fresh & colourful ingredients that make it look like it was wayy more effort than it actually was (probably what I like most about it!).

I’m going to cut to the chase, because that’s what this recipe is all about. Throw some olive oil in a pan with 4 cloves of minced garlic and just get it cooked enough that it is golden brown then set aside to let it cool.

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Then, chop up 2 pints of cherry tomatoes and fresh basil–salt & pepper to taste and mix in a tablespoon of balsamic vinaigrette. Mix with the garlic and oil and then put in the fridge to marinate as long as you wish. I bet it would be really good if you let it sit for a while but I’m always too hungry at this point. But it still tastes great I promise!

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Next, get your baguette of choice (mine is a simple parisenne baguette I got at my local grocery store) and slice it on the bias–I did thin slices because it makes the next step sooooo much better.

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And what I’m talking about is the toasting of the slices in butter… yes butter. Now she says to fill a pan with butter and then fry but I actually just like to spread a little butter on ONE side of the slice and put face down in a hot pan for a minute or two and they turn out PERFECT. I honestly don’t think I would bother with this recipe if you’re not going to do this–it’s just not worth it.

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Lay the crostinis out as they are with a bowl of the bruschetta mix on the side OR just top em up for everyone and call it a day. Either way, you really can’t go wrong. I dare you to try this recipe!

SAMSUNG CSC Processed with VSCOcam with c9 presetFind this easy bruschetta recipe from The Pioneer Woman here.

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