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Bruschetta – My Fav Anti-Cancer Side Dish!

This is one of my favorite anti-cancer side dishes. Watch me on Instagram on how to make it: https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cwkt3TVsyDr/

This dish is easy to make, and now is the time to try it while tomatoes are grown outside and actually taste like real tomatoes !

This recipe for a delicious and healthy side dish is packed with flavorful tomatoes and boasts potential anti-cancer benefits. Perfect for enjoying the peak season of outdoor-grown tomatoes, it’s simple to make and comes together in just a few steps.


  • 2 cups (or more) chopped tomatoes
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 5-6 basil leaves, chopped
  • Drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
  • Drizzle of balsamic vinegar
  • Salt to taste


  1. Prep the tomatoes: Follow the steps in the mentioned video or simply sprinkle salt over the chopped tomatoes and place them in a colander. Let them drain for at least 20 minutes to remove excess liquid.
  2. Combine flavors: In a bowl, mix the drained tomatoes with the minced garlic and chopped basil.
  3. Dress it up: Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar to your taste.
  4. Season and serve: Season with salt to taste and enjoy your refreshing and vibrant tomato side dish!


  • For a warmer dish, gently heat the tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil in a pan before adding the basil and balsamic vinegar.
  • Feel free to experiment with other herbs like oregano or thyme for a different flavor twist.
  • Add a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes for a touch of spice.
  • Serve this dish alongside grilled meats, fish, or tofu, or toss it with pasta for a light and flavorful meal.

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