Quick & Easy Recipes


Needed Ingredients
: Italian country bread or Ciabatta, tomatoes, fresh garlic, fresh basil.

Note: Suitable to vegetarians
Total preparation time:
22 minutes

2 1 inch slices of Italian country bread
1/4 cup snipped fresh basil leaves
2 Garlic clove halved
4 teaspoons olive oil
2 large ripe tomatoes on which you cut an X trough the skin at the bottom end
1 grilled red pepper finely slice

Salt grinder and pepper grinder


In the large Sauce Pan start boiling about 50 oz of water  ET: 10-12 min. Preheat oven to 450
Prepare ingredients: Peel & halve garlic, snip basil leaves from stem & chop finely
Slice bread, and with a teaspoon, spread and rub olive oil on both sides
Place bread slices in an oven tray, and roast both sides until golden and crisp  ET: 10 min.
With a sharp knife, cut an X trough the skin at the bottom end of each tomato
Water is now boiling, poach tomatoes in hot water for 30 seconds
Place tomatoes in cold water to cool off for 2 minutes
Peel, partially remove seed and finely chop tomatoes
Remove bread from oven, and let cool off for about 1 minute
Rub each bread slice with the cut side of a garlic half and arrange on a plate
In a small bowl, mix tomato, red pepper, basil, salt, pepper to taste and a dash of olive oil
Spoon mix onto the bread slices, and serve.
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