bru·​schet·​ta | \ brü-ˈshe-tə How to pronounce bruschetta (audio) , -ˈske- \

Definition of bruschetta

: thick slices of bread grilled, rubbed with garlic, drizzled with olive oil, often topped with tomatoes and herbs, and usually served as an appetizer

Examples of bruschetta in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This bruschetta, from the Jane Goodall Institute’s new book of vegan recipes, employs some smart strategies to keep the oven from overheating your kitchen. Washington Post, 9 July 2021 Garnish each bruschetta with a fresh mint sprig. Serve immediately and enjoy. Kristen Massad, Dallas News, 28 July 2021 Either of these sauces also works well as a bruschetta and crostini topping for an impromptu happy hour with snacks. Casey Barber, CNN, 6 July 2021 Also featured on the new menu is bruschettone prosciutto e fichi, a summer bruschetta with fig, prosciutto, whipped ricotta and chestnut honey. San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 June 2021 Boursin scalloped potatoes, my mother-in-law's steak dinner magic, and my sister-in-law's famous bruschetta. Mary Shannon Wells, Southern Living, 28 May 2021 Serve on crostini, toss it with pasta for an appetizer, use it as a panini spread or stir the bruschetta topping into a bowl of chicken soup., 29 Dec. 2020 The company's Signature Selection Menu has regional dishes derived from local ingredients in more than 40 major markets across 240 airports, such as tuna tartare in South Florida, lobster bruschetta in Boston, and Texas carpaccio in Houston. Katy Spratte Joyce, Condé Nast Traveler, 24 Sep. 2020 To make the bruschetta: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Beth Dooley, Star Tribune, 12 Aug. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of bruschetta

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bruschetta

Italian, from Italian dialect (Tuscany), from bruscare to toast, burn, probably from Vulgar Latin *brusicare, frequentative of *brusare, *brusiare to burn

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“Bruschetta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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