3 vine-ripened tomatoes

¼ cup olive oil, extra virgin

½ cup red wine vinegar

Juice of 1 lemon

1 clove fresh garlic, finely chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

¼ cup feta cheese

6-8 leaves fresh basil, chopped


1 loaf Italian bread cut in ¼ inch slices

1 stick butter

2 tbsp garlic

Mix together all bruschetta ingredients except cheese and basil

Refrigerate for at least 2 hours (overnight if possible)

Before serving, garnish with cheese and basil

For crostini, soften butter in microwave, mix with garlic and brush on one side of bread slices.

Broil in oven on cookie sheet until golden brown (3-5 minutes).

Story Created: Feb 8, 2007 at 2:38 PM EDT