Classic Bruschetta Recipe

classic brushchetta

Classic Bruschetta Recipe

The simplest bruschetta is created with grilled French bread pieces rubbed with mozzarella cheese and topped with chopped tomatoes, onion and Iceberg lettuce.

Servings - 4
Difficulty Level - Medium
Preparation Time - 4 Hrs
Cook Time - 40 mins


  • Basic French Bread, sliced thick

For A-la-Caprese

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped into large dices• 2 tomatoes, chopped into large dices
  • 2-3 cherry tomatoes, sliced into half
  • 30 gm fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small cubes
  • Few basil leaves, torn or shredded finely
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt & Mastercook Pepper, ground to taste

For Caramelized

  • 1 medium onion, sliced fine
  • 20 gm Feta Cheese
  • 40 gm Iceberg lettuce, cut into small pieces


  • Toast the bread slices until crisp and slightly golden.
  • For the A-la-Caprese, toss the diced tomato, mozzarella cheese and basil lightly in a little olive oil, salt and pepper. Place gently on the bread slice and top with cherry tomatoes.
  • For the Caramelized onion, Feta and Iceberg Lettuce, Begin by adding a little oil into a pot and sautéing the onions on low heat for about 20 minutes, adding a little salt and sugar to aid caramelization. Add a splash of water if it begins to burn and continue cooking until soft and golden.
  • Top the toasted bread with iceberg lettuce, caramelized onions and small dollops of feta.

Tips for Cooking

  • Do not rush the process of caramelizing, slow cooking releases the natural sugars which ensures that it cooks through without burning.
  • A bruschetta is a blank canvas, you can top with anything you desire, pieces of roasted chicken, other cheeses, bell peppers, leaves like arugula also go great with this

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