Tomato Bruschetta on a coral-colored platter

Gluten-Free Tomato Bruschetta

Bruschetta with fresh, sweet tomatoes, vibrant basil, and a touch of garlic, served on toasted slices of gluten-free bread is one of the best ways to enjoy the bounty of summer. This Gluten-Free Tomato Bruschetta is an ideal appetizer for a summer gathering with friends.

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Tomato Bruschetta on a coral-colored platter
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Tomato Bruschetta

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Marinate Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2
Calories: 557kcal

Ingredients

  • 3-4 large ripe tomatoes (any variety will work, but best quality is essential)
  • ¼ teaspoon (1.5 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup (15 g) fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon (0.6 g) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon (2 g) red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 4 tablespoons (60 mL) extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 6 slices gluten-free bread or baguette

Instructions

  • Dice the tomatoes, season with salt, and place in a large strainer. Set aside for 20 minutes and let them drain off excess juice.
  • In a large bowl, toss together drained tomatoes, vinegar, and basil. Season with black pepper and red pepper flakes. Add garlic and 2 tablespoons olive oil, and toss to combine. Let marinate for at least 1 hour. This will allow the flavors to soak and blend together.
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Lightly brush both sides of each bread slice with the remaining olive oil to ensure that both sides get golden brown and crispy, and place on the baking sheet. Toast bread until golden, 5-7 minutes, turning halfway through baking. Remove from the oven and transfer to plates.
  • Spoon tomatoes on top of bread just before serving.

Notes

The key to the best bruschetta lies in using top-quality ingredients like sun-ripened, fragrant tomatoes, fresh organic basil, and extra-virgin olive oil.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Tomato Bruschetta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 557 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Sodium 908mg38%
Potassium 605mg17%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 2152IU43%
Vitamin C 27mg33%
Calcium 116mg12%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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