Whole Grain Roasted Garlic Bruschetta

The only thing as easy as enjoying this delicious bruschetta is preparing it.
Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Not many foods exist that are better than really delectable bread. So instead of looking for alternatives, why not simply add variety? This hearty bruschetta should do just the trick.

By: Jenny Flake
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Ingredients

1 whole grain baguette
4 large Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
8 large fresh basil leaves, stacked, rolled, then thinly sliced
3 cloves roasted garlic, smashed (place bulb of garlic in lightly wrapped tinfoil, bake in oven at 375 degrees F for 50-60 minutes, peel, and it's ready to use)
2 pinches coarse salt
1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
1-2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

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Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400° F. Slice baguette in 1/2-inch slices and place on baking sheet or tinfoil. Brush lightly with good-quality extra virgin olive oil. Bake for 5-6 minutes, until lightly toasted.

2. Place tomatoes, basil leaves, garlic, salt, pepper and olive oil in a large bowl and mix well, making sure garlic is well incorporated.

3. Place heaping tablespoonfuls of tomato mixture over each toasted baguette slice and serve.

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