Tomato & Pesto Bruschetta

Serves 4 15 mins Prep 5 mins Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch of basil (save 6 leaves for garnish)
  • 1 tsp Very Lazy Chopped Garlic
  • 15g Italian hard cheese or Parmesan
  • 60ml olive oil
  • 4 slices of sour dough, ciabatta or French sticks
  • 250g of tomatoes, cherry or plum
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 ball of mozzarella, drained
  • 1/2 small red onion, peeled and finely diced

To Serve:

  • Torn basil & black pepper
  • Rocket

Tomato & Pesto Bruschetta

Serves 4 15 mins Prep 5 mins Cooking

Cooking Steps

  • 1

    To make the pesto, pick the basil leaves and place into a food processer (or use a hand blender) along with the Very Lazy Chopped Garlic, 2 tbsp of olive oil, seasoning & 15g of the hard cheese. Blend until a smooth paste and set aside.

  • 2

    Cut the tomatoes and place into a bowl with the balsamic vinegar, red onion, 2 Tbsp of olive oil, salt and black pepper and give it a mix.

  • 3

    Rub the slices of bread with olive oil, then place on a tray. Toast under a hot grill for a few minutes until a golden brown.

  • 4

    Spoon the pesto onto the toast and spread evenly. Apply the tomato mix on top, tear and add the mozzarella and top with black pepper, rocket and basil.

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