1 cup Muir Glen Organic diced tomatoes, drained
2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, chopped
4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 baguette, sliced and toasted
2 tablespoons romano or parmesan cheese, grated
grind black pepper, freshly ground
Simple, elegant and so flavorful, this appetizer is ready to serve in about 10 minutes.
Preparation & Directions
Slice baguette into 1/2" slices, drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil and lightly toast. Rub each piece of toast with raw garlic and set aside.
Drain tomatoes. In medium bowl, mix tomatoes, basil and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Spoon mixture onto toasted, garlic-rubbed bread slices.
Sprinkle with grated romano cheese. Serve immediately.
This recipe is also wonderful with diced fire roasted Muir Glen Organic tomatoes!