- 1 clove garlic, halved
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 8 1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick slices good-quality bread (see notes)
- Sea salt
1. Heat charcoal or gas grill to hot (you can hold your hand 1 to 2 inches above grill only 2 to 3 seconds), or set a rack 4 inches from a broiler on high. Lightly brush both sides of bread slices with olive oil. Toast, turning as necessary, until both sides are crisp and browned, 3 to 4 minutes....
Variations on Basic Bruschetta
- 1-lb. loaf rustic country bread or crusty baguette, sliced 1/2 inch thick (cut baguettes on the diagonal)
- +2 other ingredients