fresh ripe roma tomatoes
fresh basil leaves
fresh oregano leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano flakes
bottled minced garlic or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
sourdough, French or country-style bread, about 1/2-inch thick
1 1/2 tablespoons
extra-virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
- Wash the tomatoes, then cut down the middle with a plastic knife and remove most of the seeds and juice. Chop into small pieces, and add to small bowl.
- Tear or chop basil into small pieces, then add to tomatoes in bowl, along with the oregano and garlic.
- Toast bread slices to desired brownness. Spoon the tomato mixture evenly over the toasted bread slices, then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle about 1 teaspoon of olive oil over the top of each tomato-topped bread slice.
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