2 cups chopped and seeded roma tomatoes
4 to 5 large fresh basil leaves, snipped
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/3 cup vegan butter
1 loaf baguette-style French bread, sliced
In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, basil, olive oil, 2/3 of the garlic, and salt and pepper. Set aside.
garlic buttery spread
In a small bowl, combine the vegan butter, and remaining garlic. Spread evenly on one side of each bread slice.
On an outdoor grill, or indoor grill pan, grill bread slices buttered side down over medium-low heat for about 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn and spoon topping onto each bread slice. Grill for an additional 2 minutes, or just until heated through and bottoms are toasted. Be careful not to burn the bread!
This recipe can easily be doubled, tripled, or even quadrupled depending on the size of your party. You know what we say… “The more the merrier!”