• 2-4 fresh heirloom tomatoes, diced or 2-3 cups of fresh cherry tomatoes, cut in quarters.
  • 1-2 yellow and/or orange peppers, diced
  • 1/2 a red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, cut into thin strips
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup of balsamic reduction
  • 1 large head of garlic roasted
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 oz. goat cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp. of Italian seasoning
  • 1 fresh loaf of bread


  1. Add the tomatoes, peppers, red onion and basil to a bowl. Salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
  2. Mix olive oil and balsamic reduction in a small bowl. Squeeze in 2-3 cloves of the roasted garlic and mix well. Pour over vegetables and mix well. (Optional: marinate in fridge for 2-3 hours to marry flavors.)
  3. In a small food processor, add goat cheese, 2-3 cloves of roasted garlic and Italian seasoning. Blend until cheese looks whipped & soft.
  4. Slice bread, and rub lightly with a raw clove of garlic. Toast lightly.
  5. Spread whipped cheese on bread, top with veggies and marinade. Enjoy!