Cherry Tomato Bruschetta Toasts

Recipe and photo by Dafna Ben-Zeev of Freshly Dafna!

This recipe just screams tomato season to us- with cherry tomatoes, a fresh leafy herb, and a simple but satisfying presentation. It’s a quick and easy warm weather snack or light dinner.


  • 6-7 slices of gluten free bread or 1/2 of a sliced baguette
  • 2 c cherry tomatoes*, quartered
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil*
  • 1 bunch fresh basil*, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450 F.
  2. Combine tomatoes, olive oil, and basil in a bowl, adding salt and pepper to your liking and set aside .
  3. Place bread on baking sheet and brush tops with olive oil.
  4. Put in oven and bake until bread is lightly browned (about 3 mins).
  5. Carefully remove baking sheet from oven and top the toasts with tomatoes.
  6. Place back in the oven and bake for 2 more mins.
  7. Serve warm!

Recipe Notes and Variations

For a Mexican twist, replace the basil with some cilantro and add a squeeze of lime and a dash of chili flakes. 

If you’re just making a small batch or it’s just too hot to turn on your oven, you could easily make this in your toaster oven!

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