Bruschetta at Kingsley

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Bruschetta is an antipasto (starter dish) from Italy consisting of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt.

The wonderful kids and I at Kingsley Elementary made this classic dish today.

Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil Recipe

Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 20 minutesYield: Makes 24 small slices, serves 6-10 as an appetizer

INGREDIENTS
6 or 7 ripe plum tomatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs)
2 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons)
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
6-8 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced* or chopped
1 teaspoon kosher salt, more or less to taste
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, more or less to taste
1 baguette French bread or similar Italian bread
1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
*To thinly slice basil leaves, stack the leaves on top of each other and roll up like a cigar. Then make thin slices from one end of the basil cigar to the other.

 

 

Bruschetta is an antipasto (starter dish) from Italy consisting of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt.

The wonderful kids and I at Kingsley Elementary made this classic dish today.

Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil Recipe

Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 20 minutesYield: Makes 24 small slices, serves 6-10 as an appetizer

INGREDIENTS
6 or 7 ripe plum tomatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs)
2 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons)
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
6-8 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced* or chopped
1 teaspoon kosher salt, more or less to taste
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, more or less to taste
1 baguette French bread or similar Italian bread
1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
*To thinly slice basil leaves, stack the leaves on top of each other and roll up like a cigar. Then make thin slices from one end of the basil cigar to the other.

 

 

Justine Tyler

Ranger Justine Tyler lives with her husband and 4 children in Los Feliz California. She is a life long vegetarian and an avid runner. She is the Garden Ranger at Lexington Ave Primary, Kingsley Elementary and John Marshall Highschool. She can be reached at 323 252 4115.

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