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.