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Grilled Italian Bread with Tomatoes and Basil

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 sm Sweet red onions; finely
  • -chopped
  • 2 sm Garlic cloves; minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper;
  • -to taste
  • 2 tb Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tb Olive oil; divided
  • 1/4 c Basil; fresh, finely chopped
  • 8 md Ripe tomatoes
  • 4 lg Slices Italian or sourdough
  • -bread
  • 1 lg Clove garlic; halved


In a medium-size bowl, combine onions, minced garlic, pepper, and vinegar.
Stir in all but 1 teaspoon oil. Add 1/2 of the basil leaves. Mix well and
set aside.

Slice the tomatoes as thinly as you can; season each slice with pepper. Cut
the bread into 1/2-inch thick slices. Prepare the fire.

When the fire is ready, add the bread and grill for 2 minutes or so on each
side. Remove the bread from the grill, and brush the remaining teaspoon of
oil on one side of each of the bread slices. Quickly rub the garlic halves
onto each oiled side . Arrange the bread slices on a platter or individual
plates. Divide tomato slices among the slices of bread; sprinkle with the
remaining basil. Carefully pour the vinegar dressing over the tomatoes.
Serve immediately.

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