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You can also use garlic bread found in the freezer section at the store.

Ingredients

8 slices cut from a baguette loaf
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, cut in half
6 Roma tomatoes, chopped
1/2 sweet onion, such as Vidalia, finely chopped
6 basil leaves, finely chopped

Instructions

Brush bread slices with oil and grill or toast each side until golden. Rub toasted bread with cut side of the garlic cloves. Store bread in an airtight container until ready to assemble. Combine remaining ingredients and store in a closed container until ready to assemble. To serve, top bread with tomato mixture. Serves 4.

Marsha Dunsworth
Colona




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