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Bruschetta with Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Cheese

Recipe by Chef Owen May and Dr. Michelle May

Chef Notes

Bruschetta is crisp, baked French bread that is a great base for fresh toppings. Serve a basketful with toppings like Olive Tapenade and fresh ingredients like sliced Roma tomatoes, whole basil leaves, and mozzarella cheese. Or, if you prefer, you can prepare a tray of bruschetta ahead of time.

Number of Servings: 8


1 18-inch baguette
2 teaspoons of olive oil
Assorted toppings: whole basil leaves, mozzarella or goat cheese, tomato, pesto, roasted garlic, roasted peppers


  1. Thinly slice baguette into ¼ inch slices.
  2. Spray both sides with olive oil (you can purchase spray bottles designed for oil.
  3. Bake at 350°F until golden brown. Turn and bake other side.
  4. Cool completely and store in air tight container until ready to serve.
  5. Top with basil leaf, cheese, and tomato.

  • Tomato Basil Mozzarella Bruschetta
  • Tomato Basil Mozzarella Bruschetta