A simple but satisfying appetizer consisting of garlic bread crostini topped with a combination of fresh tomatoes, garlic, red onion, basil and olive oil.
- 1 loaf of crusty bread Ciabatta, french or crusty italian
- 1 tomato diced
- 1/2 red onion diced
- 1 bunch of fresh basil chopped (could use dried basil in a pinch
- 1 clove garlic diced
- 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin would be best
- pinch red pepper flakes
- Salt and pepper to taste
Diced up everything except the bread and combine. Let sit in the fridge for a few hours for the flavors to come together
Slice the bread and put on a cookie sheet at 350 degrees for about 5 minutes. Take out and rub bread with a fresh garlic clove and brush with olive oil.
Put back in the oven for a minute
Serve bread topped with the tomato mixture.