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Strano's Basil Bruschetta!

2:54 PM, Feb 13, 2013   |    comments
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Basil not only makes the meals smell and taste better, but it also has a lot of beneficial effects on human body. Basil has a fantastic aroma that is said to have an aphrodisiac effect; it is also very stimulating. Using sweet basil in a pasta sauce will be sure to get your heart racing! Maybe this explains why Italians are so romantic!

8 plum tomatoes, chopped

1 red onion, chopped

1 bunch fresh basil, chopped

Olive oil--- 1/4 cup

Balsamic vinegar--- 2 tablespoons

2 loaves baguette bread

Salt & pepper

Fresh mozzarella cheese

Slice bread into baguettes.  Drizzle with olive oil and bake at 350 degrees until toasted.

In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, onion & basil.  Season with salt & pepper.  Toss with olive oil and balsamic.

Serve with fresh mozzarella on baguettes!

 

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