Yield: 4 Servings
- 4 lg ripe tomatoes
- 1/4 c basil leaves,torn
- 6 sl country style bread,cut
- -1/2 thic,k & halved
- 3 lg garlic cloves, lightly-crushed
- 1 salt & pepper
- 4 T olive oil
Wash the tomatoes & cut them in half. Remove as many seeds as possible & dice
them. Set them in a small bowl & combine with the basil leaves. Grill or broil the bread
slices & turn them so that both sides are light brown. Rub each slice with a garlic clove.
Spoon some of the tomato mixture over the bread, sprinkle with the salt & pepper &
drizzle with olive oil. Serve immediately. VARIATION: Fettunta co Rucola. Replace the
basil with 1 small bunch of arugula, stems removed & leaves finely diced.