How to Make Easy Pesto and Tomato Bruschetta

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How to Make Easy Pesto and Tomato Bruschetta Recipe
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Preheat oven to 375

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Slice your bread into thick slices, about 1/2 inch

Slice your bread into thick slices, about 1/2 inch

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Mix 1/4 cup Pesto with 1/8 cup butter.  Taste test and add more pesto (or more butter) until you think it's good.

Mix 1/4 cup Pesto with 1/8 cup butter. Taste test and add more pesto (or more butter) until you think it's good.

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Spread a thin layer on a slice of baguette.  Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

Spread a thin layer on a slice of baguette. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

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While the bread is toasting, you can do steps 5 through 13.

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Remove the seeds from 4 Roma tomatoes.

Remove the seeds from 4 Roma tomatoes.

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Dice tomatoes and set aside in a bowl.

Dice tomatoes and set aside in a bowl.

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Chop up about 1/8 cup fresh parsley.

Chop up about 1/8 cup fresh parsley.

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Add parsley to tomatoes.

Add parsley to tomatoes.

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Add 1/4 tsp of garlic powder to tomato/parsley mixture.

Add 1/4 tsp of garlic powder to tomato/parsley mixture.

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Add a few tablespoons of Parmesan cheese. You can add as much or as little as you like, but we are a cheese-loving family so I'm usually a little heavy handed with it.

Add a few tablespoons of Parmesan cheese. You can add as much or as little as you like, but we are a cheese-loving family so I'm usually a little heavy handed with it.

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Add sea salt to taste.

Add sea salt to taste.

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Mix everything together.

Mix everything together.

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If you have any leftover bruschetta/butter mix,  add it to your tomato mixture.   I think this helps it "stick together" and makes it easier to spread on your bread before eating.

If you have any leftover bruschetta/butter mix, add it to your tomato mixture. I think this helps it "stick together" and makes it easier to spread on your bread before eating.

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Pull your toasted bread out of the oven.

Pull your toasted bread out of the oven.

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Top with tomatoes mixture.  Enjoy!

Top with tomatoes mixture. Enjoy!

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