Toasts With Tomato Basil & Mozzarella
|Ripe roma tomatoes||4 Medium, cored|
|Fresh mozzarella cheese||2 Ounce|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced or pressed|
|Finely shredded fresh basil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Extra virgin olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
|Crusty italian bread slice/1 baguette about 8 ounces, sliced about 1/2 inch thick||8 (Each About 3 Inches Wide, 5 Inches Long, And 1/2 Inch Thick)|
Cut tomatoes and cheese into small dice; place in a medium-size bowl and add garlic, basil, oil, and salt.
Stir gently to combine; season to taste with pepper.
Let mixture stand for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Just before serving, place bread in a single layer on a baking sheet.
Broil about 4 inches below heat, turning once, until golden brown on both sides (2 to 4 minutes).
Let toasted bread cool slightly; spoon tomato mixture equally atop each piece.