Baked Tomato Bruschetta

Tomato bruschetta in a jar! Served over soft vegan mozzarella cheese and a warm baguette for a sweet and tangy baked appetizer. Makes the perfect spread, filling, or homemade gift. 

Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
1 hr
 
5 from 1 vote
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Tomato Bruschetta
Servings: 24 slices
Calories: 66 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Ingredients
Tomato Bruschetta in a Jar
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. dried basil
  • 2 tbsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 9 cups chopped cored plum tomatoes (about 4 lb or 12 medium) 
Everything Else
  • 1 baguette, cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 oz. soft vegan mozzarella or similar spreadable cheese
  • fresh basil
Instructions
Tomato Bruschetta in a Jar
  1. Prepare boiling water canner. Heat jars in simmering water until ready for use. Do not boil. Wash lids in warm soapy water and set bands aside.

  2. Combine garlic, wine, wine vinegar, water, sugar, basil, oregano and balsamic vinegar. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 5 minutes or until garlic is heated through. Remove from heat.

  3. Pack tomatoes into hot jars leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Ladle hot vinegar mixture over tomatoes leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe rim. Center hot lid on jar. Apply band and adjust until fit is fingertip tight.

  4. Process filled jars in a boiling water canner for 20 minutes, adjusting for altitude. Remove jars and cool. Check lids for seal after 24 hours. Lid should not flex up and down when center is pressed.

Baked Tomato Bruschetta
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F. Place baguette slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and brush oil on one side of the baguette. Bake for 5 minutes.

  2. Remove from the oven and spread a thin layer of vegan cheese over the baguette. Return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes.

  3. Remove from the oven and spoon two tablespoons of canned tomatoes over the cheese. Top with fresh basil and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Tomato Bruschetta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 66 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 68mg3%
Potassium 128mg4%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.