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Easy Bruschetta

No recipe image available.A tasty flatbread appetizer with the flavor of a margherita pizza.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 large ready-to-eat pizza crust (or similar bread)
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 cup diced tomato
8 fresh basil leaves, sliced thin in strips (or 2 teaspoons dried or crushed)
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Toss together cheese, garlic, tomato, basil, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread mixture on top of bread.
  4. Place on baking sheet and bake at 375°F (190°C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese in melted.
  5. Cut into slices and serve immediately.

Makes 12 appetizer servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the American Dairy Association.