1 loaf Ciabatta bread (recipe xxx), sliced ¼” thick, about 16 slices
3 cups Roma tomatoes, small diced
2 Tbl Extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbl Balsamic vinegar
1 tsp Kosher salt
½ tsp Fresh ground black pepper
6-8 each Large fresh basil leaves. chiffonade
Preheat oven to 300.
To make the crostinis, place the sliced Ciabatta on a baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake until crispy, about 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool completely at room temperature. If you are doing this ahead of time, store at room temperature in an airtight container for 2-3 days.
Stack the basil leaves, roll them tight, and slice thin with a sharp knife (chiffonade). Combine with tomatoes, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl.
Divide the mixture among the crostinis, about 3-4 TB per crostini. Drizzle with more extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar as desired.