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  • Today on The Stay At Home Chef I'm showing you how to make Authentic Italian Bruschetta.

  • You gotta love my Italian pronunciation.

  • In America, we just call this "brew-shetta," but in Italy they call it "brew-sket-ta," and I probably butchered that yet again.

  • To start, you'll need a couple of tomatoes.

  • You want to find the best quality tomatoes you can, and then we're going to dice them up.

  • And place the diced tomato into a mixing bowl.

  • Then you'll need about five fresh basil leaves.

  • You just want to stack them up and then roll them up tightly.

  • Take a knife and slice.

  • This is called a chiffonade.

  • Then we'll just take all of this basil, place it all in with your tomato.

  • Next you'll need some good quality Italian extra virgin olive oil.

  • We'll give the tomatoes a little drizzle with about a tablespoon to a tablespoon and a half.

  • Then you'll need half a teaspoon of dried oregano.

  • Sprinkle that in.

  • You'll need a generous pinch of salt, and last, just a splash of balsamic vinegar, and I'm using my good stuff.

  • Just a splash and then we'll stir this all together.

  • Let the tomatoes chill in the fridge while you get your bread ready.

  • You'll need some sort of baguette, and you'll want to slice that at a slight angle about a quarter-inch thick.

  • Then you'll want to take one whole garlic clove and trim off the end so you have an exposed side.

  • You want to just rub each side of each piece of bread with that garlic to give it a little bit of garlic flavor.

  • I know it may seem a little bit weird, but if you pick up a piece and smell it, you can even smell that it has a hint of garlic.

  • Then you want to drizzle just a little bit of olive oil onto each side of each slice of bread.

  • If you don't have a steady hand, you can also just brush the olive oil onto each slice of bread.

  • Next, we need to toast our bread.

  • You can either grill it on an outdoor grill or toast it on the stove in a heavy skillet.

  • Today, I'm doing a little combination of both and using a cast iron grill pan on the stove.

  • You want the pan to be super-hot... you'll just toast all of the bread right here in the pan.

  • Let it toast on the first side for two to three minutes, then just flip them over.

  • Give it two to three minutes to toast on the other side, and then we are ready to assemble our bruschetta.

  • Then you just take a spoonful of the cold bruschetta and slide it onto that hot bread.

  • And that's it!

  • You have authentic Naples-style Italian Bruschetta.

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Today on The Stay At Home Chef I'm showing you how to make Authentic Italian Bruschetta.

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