How to make: Bruschetta al Pomodoro

How to make: Bruschetta al Pomodoro

If you are looking for an easy and flavorful appetizer, Bruschetta al Pomodoro is a perfect choice. This classic Italian dish is a combination of toasted bread, garlic, fresh tomatoes, and basil, making it a simple yet tasty way to kick off any meal. So grab your Verve Culture Charcuterie Board and lets get assembling! 


  • 8 slices artisan, crusty bread (0.5" thick)
  • 1 lb ripe tomatoes 
  • 8 basil leaves 
  • Oregano to taste
  • Extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • 1 garlic clove (peeled)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). You can also toast each slice on a hot griddle with olive oil on both sides, cooking until nice char marks are formed. 
  2. Drizzle olive oil over the bread slices and place them in the oven for 5-7 minutes or until lightly toasted/charred. If you choose to toast them on the griddle, do this after making your mixture. 
  3. Dice your tomatoes, mince garlic, and hand tear basil.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, minced garlic, basil, salt, pepper, oregano and olive oil. Mix well.
  5. Remove the toasted bread slices from the oven or griddle and top each slice with the tomato mixture.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Bruschetta al Pomodoro is a simple yet delicious appetizer that you can easily prepare in your own kitchen. Whether you are hosting a dinner party or looking for a quick snack, Bruschetta al Pomodoro is sure to please everyone's taste buds!

Here are some great Verve products to use on your next Bruschetta dish: Bruschetta Board, Italian Olivewood Charcuterie Board, and Flavored Olive Oil.

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