How to Make Bruschetta

By TBSP Susan
Created March 23, 2017
Bruschetta is a delicious, yet incredibly simple appetizer to make. Check out our recipe and easy-to-follow directions. MORE+ LESS-

Bruschetta is a simple, fresh Italian appetizer that consists of toasted bread topped with tomatoes and fresh herbs. The word “bruschetta” actually means "to roast over coals." Toasting the bread is an important part of this recipe and can be done in a broiler, toaster, or on a grill.

The origin of the appetizer dates back to the 15 century and is still widely popular today. It makes an excellent appetizer for a pasta dinner or a snack.

Try this recipe for Easy Bruschetta that you can whip up in minutes and easily change to suit your tastes. It’s simple, delicious and healthy!

There are more recipes out there for bruschetta than you could count. Like onions? Try this Caramelized-Onion Bruschetta. Artichokes? This Artichoke-Rosemary Bruschetta has unique flavor and exotic flare.

Cheese fans can play with different cheese varieties to get different tastes and textures. Bruschetta with Gorgonzola Cheese and Honey and Tomato-Goat Cheese Bruschetta are two bruschetta recipes that go beyond plain Parmesan.

Any bruschetta recipe makes great party appetizers. This recipe for Bruschetta Appetizer Tart is a super simple "slice and serve" appetizer recipe that starts with ready-made pie crusts to get it to the buffet table fast.

What's your favorite topping for bruschetta and what type of meal do you serve it with?