Bruschetta with Multicolor Tomatoes & Basil
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Bruschetta with Multicolor Tomatoes & Basil

This summer appetizer is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser. 
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Keyword: barilla, bruschetta, pesto
Servings: 4
Author: Chef Lorenzo Boni


  • 4 thick slices of rustic crusty sourdough bread
  • 2 pints multicolor cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 10 leaves sweet Italian basil, chopped
  • 5 tablespoons good aromatic extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  • Season tomatoes with 3-tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic and let sit in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Grill or toast bread drizzled with remaining olive oil.
  • Meanwhile, chop basil and add to the tomatoes then top bread with tomato mixture.
  • Drizzle with remaining olive oil before serving.