Makes 4 servings
True Italian bruschetta is grilled over a wood fire. As this may be impractical for many, a stove top grill works fine, and even a ridged cast iron skillet or toaster oven will work as well.
- ½ loaf Italian sourdough bread, (you can substitute any crusty bread)
- 4 large garlic cloves peeled and pressed through a garlic press
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
- Coarse sea salt
- Black pepper fresh ground
Cut the bread diagonally into ¾ inch slices.
Grill the bread until it is brown on both sides.
Remove the bread from the grill and spread pressed garlic on each of the bread slices.
Place the bread on a serving platter and drizzle with olive oil.
Sprinkle with a little coarse Sea Salt and fresh ground pepper. Serve immediately, and always offer additional olive oil on the side.
You can also offer olive oil and balsamic vinegar in a dipping bowl on the side.
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