This Fresh Tomato Arugula Bruschetta recipe is an easy spin on a classic appetizer that comes together in minutes!
This Fresh Tomato Arugula Bruschetta is the perfect way to celebrate summer in all of its fresh flavor glory! This easy recipe comes together in minutes and is sure to become one of your go-to summer snacks.
There's not much that screams summer more to me than garden fresh tomatoes. Sure you can buy tomatoes year round, but ones that comes from your garden or local farmer's market are second to none. To highlight that flavor, we took a classic recipe and added some arugula to give it a little peppery spin.
Now don't worry, this Fresh Tomato Arugula Bruschetta is just different enough to make people think about the ingredients and wonder what makes it taste so good but not drastic enough of a change to make people wonder why you messed with a good thing.
Because there is nothing worse in my eyes when you see something you know you love, take a bite and wonder what in the world happened to it.
We took out a little of the basil and replaced it with some julienned arugula, let it hang out in a little balsamic vinegar and olive oil and then - boom! The flavor combination is crazy good. Get some fresh ricotta and a good loaf of baguette and you are in business.
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- 3 tomatoes, seeded and diced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 shallot, minced
- 1/2 cup arugula, julienned
- 1/4 cup fresh basil, julienned
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vingear
- 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients in a small bowl and let sit for one hour at room temperature before serving. Serve with fresh ricotta cheese and slices of baguette bread.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 39Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 41mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g