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6 firm roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
2 teaspoons dried basil
4 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
4 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
Crostini or ciabatta bread slices
Shredded Parmesan cheese
Combine tomatoes, basil, garlic, kosher salt, 4 teaspoons olive oil and balsamic vinegar in a serving bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
Place bread slices on a baking sheet. Brush lightly with olive oil, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley. Bake for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bread is crisp. Let cool. Serve the bruschetta in a bowl beside the bread slices