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Tomato-Basil Crostini

This crostini recipe uses fresh tomatoes and basil to create a delicious appetizer that’s perfect for parties.

20 mins
12 Serving(s)
Tomato-Basil Crostini


  • 1 lb. Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 loaf Schnucks large French bread
  • 1/2 cup freshly shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese


  1. In medium bowl, combine tomatoes, garlic, basil, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon oil. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Makes about 2 cups.
  2. Place oven rack about 4" from source of broiler heat. Preheat broiler. Cut bread lengthwise in half; brush cut sides of bread with remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Cut each half crosswise into 6 equal pieces. Place bread in single layer on rimmed baking pan. Broil 1 minute or until lightly toasted.
  3. To serve, spoon tomato mixture onto each piece of bread. Sprinkle with cheese and garnish with basil leaves.

Nutrition Facts

157 Calories Per ServingFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 379mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 2gSugars: 5gProtein: 5g

Actual nutritional values may vary depending on specific ingredients used and/or modifications to the recipe