Classic Bruschetta

Makes 50 bruschetta

Approximate preparation time: 15 to 20 minutes, including toasting and assembly time


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  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 6 cups tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 baguette, cut into ½-inch slices
  • 2 smashed garlic cloves

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per bruschetta: Calories 80 (19% from fat) | carb. 14g | pro. 2g | fat 2g | sat. fat 0g | chol. 0mg | sod. 176mg | calc. 23mg | fiber 1g


  1. Insert the large metal chopping blade into the large work bowl of the Cuisinart® Food Processor and process the whole garlic cloves until finely chopped. Add the basil to the work bowl and pulse 5 to 6 times to roughly chop. Add the tomatoes and pulse to roughly chop. Strain mixture; put into a large mixing bowl and toss with the salt, pepper, oil and lemon juice. Taste and adjust seasoning accordingly. Preheat oven to 400°F. Rub the bread slices with the smashed garlic and place on a baking sheet. Bake in oven to toast, about 5 minutes. Spoon ½ to 1 tablespoon of topping on each toasted slice and serve immediately.