Italian Tomato Bruschetta
8 1/2-inch-thick slices-French bread
Extra-virgin olive oil
2 Garlic cloves halved
Salt & pepper to taste
2 lg Tomatoes, Sliced 1/3inch
8 Fresh basil or Italian-parsley springs
Preheat broiler. Place bread slices on cookie sheet and broil until lightly brown on both sides. Brush one side with oil, rub with garlic. Sprinkle with salt/pepper. (Can be prepared 4 hours ahead. Let bread slices stand at room temperature.) Place tomato slice atop each bread slice. Brush with oil, sprinkle with salt/pepper. Broil until heated through. Top with basil or parsley and serve.