Tomato Crostini Recipe | PBS Food



  • 12 medium plum tomatoes finely diced (peel and seed first)
  • 2 TB (or more) onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 each green yellow and red sweet peppers, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 TB fresh basil chopped
  • 1 TB fresh oregano chopped salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-4 TB olive oil
  • 1-2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • French bread
  • grated parmesan cheese


  1. Mix first six ingredients in a medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add enough olive oil to coat the mixture. Add vinegar to taste. Serve at room temperature.
  2. Slice bread on the diagonal into 1/2" slices. Brush one side lightly with olive oil.
  3. Place on cookie sheet with oiled side up. Heat in 400° oven until lightly toasted.
  4. To serve, place tsp of tomato mixture on warm toast, and sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese.
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