Wash 1 lb of grape tomatoes and toss them with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper. Transfer tomatoes to a baking sheet and oast at 400 F degrees for around 20 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
In a pan heat 1.5 tablespoons of oil on medium heat.
Once the oil is hot add minced garlic to it.
Cook for a minute or so till it starts turning light golden in color. Remove from heat.
In a bowl add the roasted tomatoes, chopped basil leaves, garlic-oil mixture, balsamic vinegar and salt & pepper to taste. Mix everything together till well combined.
Mash some of the tomatoes at this point [or you can mash all] , cover and let the topping sit for 1-2 hours.
Cut the baguette diagonally or in circles.
Toast or grill the bread. You can also roast them in the oven.
Arrange the toasts on serving plate and place the topping on top and serve immediately.
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