Definitely a hearty appetizer, this is one of Joe's favorites Heather introduced him to.
tomatoes, seeded and diced
lb fresh sliced mozzarella (buffalo if you can get it)
Handful of fresh, chopped basil
Ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Brush each slice of bread with olive oil and toast about 15 minutes, until crunchy. In a large bowl, mix together the tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and about a 1/2 cup olive oil. Generously add the ground black pepper to taste. Spoon mixture over the toasted baguette slices and serve.