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Vegan Bruschetta Recipe [Inspired]

This easy Vegan Bruschetta-Inspired Recipe is the perfect appetizer or side to your summer recipes! I always have an abundance of tomatoes and basil from my garden in the summer, and this recipe combines perfectly for a savory, salty, umami-packed snack or meal.

Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack, supper
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword bruschetta, vegan bruschetta, vegan bruschetta recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Lauren McNeill


  • 4 large Vine tomatoes Chopped
  • 12 Kalamata olives Pitted and chopped
  • 1/4 packed Basil leaves Julienned
  • 3 cloves Garlic Two minced, one halved
  • 3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Baguette Sliced


  1. Combine tomatoes, olives, basil, two cloves of minced garlic, olive oil, balsamic and salt in a bowl and stir to combine. Let sit for five minutes.

  2. Set oven broiler to high (or 550 degrees F). Rub sliced baguette with halved raw garlic. Broil baguette for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.

  3. Spoon tomato mixture onto sliced baguette. Broil for another 2-3 minutes, until tomatoes have slightly deepened in colour. Serve and enjoy!