Rustic Summer Bruschetta

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 (makes 24 pieces)
Calories 164 kcal
Author The Foodie Physician


  • 1 container (12 oz) heirloom cherry tomato mix, diced
  • 2 teaspoons good quality balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped basil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 French baguette, sliced on the diagonal into 1/3-inch slices
  • 1 head roasted garlic
  • 6 ounces farmer’s cheese
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  1. Stir the tomatoes, vinegar, oil and basil together in a bowl. Season the mixture with salt and pepper.
  2. Turn the broiler on. Arrange the bread slices on a baking sheet in a single layer and place under the broiler for a 1-2 minutes until lightly toasted.
  3. Squeeze the roasted garlic into a bowl. Add the cheese and mash them together until combined. Season the mixture with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread a small amount of the roasted garlic farmer’s cheese onto each slice of bread and top with some of the tomato mixture. Arrange the bruschetta on a platter and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Rustic Summer Bruschetta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 164 Calories from Fat 40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.4g 7%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Total Carbohydrates 23.5g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
Protein 7.8g 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.