4 lg Ripe tomatoes
1/4 c Basil leaves, torn
6 sl Country style bread, cut
— 1/2″ thick & halved
3 lg Garlic cloves, lightly
Salt & pepper
4 tb Olive oil
Wash the tomatoes & cut them in half. Remove as many seeds as possible &
dice them. Set them in a small bowl & combine with the basil leaves. Grill
or broil the bread slices & turn them so that both sides are light brown.
Rub each slice with a garlic clove. Spoon some of the tomato mixture over
the bread, sprinkle with the salt & pepper & drizzle with olive oil. Serve
immediately. VARIATION: Fettunta co Rucola. Replace the basil with 1 small
bunch of arugula, stems removed & leaves finely diced.