This Tomato Feta Bruschetta is a flavor party in your mouth! An impressive appetizer that’s so easy. Tomato Feta Bruschetta - a flavor party in your mouth! An impressive appetizer that's so easy. the-girl-who-ate-everything.comEvery time I say the word bruschetta I can’t help but think about the time I was invited to the Betty Crocker kitchens to hang out and make a video with them back in 2010. It was my first time doing a video, first time doing anything. I honestly haven’t watched the video since then. I take that back. I watched it about 2 minutes ago. It’s cringe worthy. I do this squinty thing with my eyes. You can watch it here if you want to but save me the angst and just take my word for it.

In the video I was supposed to say the word bruschetta and we spent probably 15 minutes with the crew debating whether is was pronounced broo-SKET-tuh or broo-SHEH-tuh.  Okay, I wasn’t actually debating. I was just standing there fighting the urge to run out of the room. I was scared out of my shorts and was watching the producer and another guy go back and forth like a tennis match giving their opinion on how it should be pronounced.

In the end, the producer said to say whatever I felt more comfortable with. I chose broo-SKET-tuh – which I’m 99% sure is the right pronunciation, and vowed that my video days were over. Tomato Feta Bruschetta - a flavor party in your mouth! An impressive appetizer that's so easy. the-girl-who-ate-everything.comMy son and I made this Tomato Feta Bruschetta and we loved it. A flavor party into your mouth. Salty feta, fresh basil, vibrant tomatoes, and garlic on a toasted baguette. We ended up drizzling ours with a reduced balsamic glaze – after I took a picture. It added just the right zing!

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Tomato Feta Bruschetta

This Tomato Feta Bruschetta is a flavor party in your mouth! An impressive appetizer that's so easy. 

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 baguette, sliced
  • 1 package (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil (can substitute 2 teaspoons dried basil but fresh is better)
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • (optional) reduced balsamic glaze

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine butter and oil; brush onto both sides of bread and sprinkle lightly with salt. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  2. Combine the feta cheese, garlic and basil; sprinkle over sliced baguettes. Top with tomato. Bake 4-6 minutes longer or until heated through. Drizzle with reduced balsamic glaze if desired. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

You can use regular balsamic but it doesn't look very pretty for serving.

Source: slightly adapted from Taste of Home. Used baguette instead of french bread used in the original recipe. Added more basil and tomato.
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Tomato Feta Bruschetta - a flavor party in your mouth! An impressive appetizer that's so easy. the-girl-who-ate-everything.com