2 Tomato Basil Bruschettas

  • Level: Easy
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Ingredients

Bruschettas:

1 thick baguette, about 22-inches long, end trimmed, loaf angle cut into 36 1/2-inch slices

1/3 cup olive oil

Tomato Caper Topping with Lemon:

2 large ripe tomatoes, about 1 pound total, trimmed, seeded and diced (1/4-inch)

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil

2 tablespoons drained small (nonpareil) capers

1 tablespoon cold pressed extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon minced lemon zest

2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed through a press

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Yellow Tomato Smoked Mozzarella Topping with Olives:

2 large ripe yellow tomatoes, (1 pound), trimmed, seeded and diced (1/4-inch)

3 ounces smoked mozzarella, diced (1/4-inch), at room temperature

1/4 cup chopped drained pimento stuffed green olives

1/4 cup chopped fennel bulb

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil

1 tablespoon cold pressed extra virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed through a press

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Adjust the seasoning on both tomato mixtures. Serve them, accompanied by the grilled bread slices, letting guests top their bruschettas to taste.;

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