INGREDIENTS

  • 8 slices crusty bread cut 1/2-inch thick, halved crosswise
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper
  • shredded parmesan or other hard cheese

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place bread on a baking sheet and toast until lightly crisped. Combine tomato, olive oil, garlic and oregano; season with salt and pepper. Top toasted bread evenly with tomatoes. Sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven for a few minutes. Serve warm.
  • Yield: 16 pieces
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Course: Appetizer