Basil – That’s Italian™ Basil
Large basil leaves with a spicy clove fragrance and flavor. Great in sauces, salads, and meat dishes.
2 large tomatoes, chopped
2 tbsp. fresh basil leaves, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
1 loaf French bread, sliced
Mix salt, pepper, basil, garlic, and extra-virgin olive oil. Pour the mixture over the tomatoes. Toss tomatoes to make sure they are coated and let stand in the refrigerator for at least one hour to let the flavors blend. When ready, toast bread and spread a tablespoon or two of tomato mixture on top. Serve immediately.