Charred cherry tomato bruschetta


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time20 mins
  • Makes6 Servings
Charred cherry tomato bruschetta

Charred cherry tomato bruschetta
Photo by Roberto Caruso

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 4 cups mixed-colour cherry tomatoes

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 1/4 cup chopped basil

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 6 1-in. slices crusty Italian bread

  • 2 garlic cloves, cut in half


  • Preheat barbecue to medium.

  • Slice tomatoes in half or if large, into 1/2-in. pieces and add to a large bowl. Stir in 1 tbsp oil, vinegar, basil and salt. Season with pepper.

  • Barbecue bread slices until lightly charred, 1 to 2 min per side. Transfer to a plate and rub each with piece of garlic. Drizzle with tomato liquid, then spoon tomatoes on top. Drizzle bruschetta with remaining oil.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 200, Protein 6g, Carbohydrates 30g, Fat 7g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 419mg.