Serves 4 to 6
For real garlic lovers, this simple snack is an absolute must. Easy and electable, it’s a sort of a Tuscan salsa, if you will. This is perfect for a casual family meal.
About 4 ounces of Fresh Mozzarella, cut into small cubes
6 to 8 cloves of Roasted Garlic, chopped
2 or 3 fresh tomatoes, Chopped
6 to 8 fresh basil leaves, chopped
1/4 cup Olive oil
Lightly toasted quart inch slices of Italian or French baguette
Finishing salt and fresh coarse ground black pepper
Place the first five ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Slice and toast the baguette and place in a basket lined with a cloth. Accompany the tomato mixture with the basket of toast, a shaker of finishing salt and a pepper grinder. Each diner spoons a bit of tomato mixture onto a toast round and adds salt and pepper to taste. What could be easier or taster. This would be an excellent accompaniment to a rich red Wines_from_Tuscany or a full bodied California Zinfandel.