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spanish toasts with tomato (pan con tomate)

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a recipe by
Chef Potpie (Laurel)
Southworth, WA

This is a recipe for when you have ripe, sweet, home grown tomatoes! Originally from Catalonia, it is now served all over Spain as a classic tapas dish, but also at breakfast, or with a light meal. The star here is the tomato, so make sure you have very nice ripe one!

★★★★★ 1
serves 2-3
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For spanish toasts with tomato (pan con tomate)

  • 1/2
    loaf ciabatta
  • 1 lg
    ripe tomato, or 2 medium, about 8 ounces
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large clove
    garlic, halved
  • pinch
    salt, to taste
  • chopped parsley (optional, for color)

How To Make spanish toasts with tomato (pan con tomate)

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2
    Cut tomatoes in half. Into a bowl, using the large holes of a grater, grate the tomatoes, discarding the skin. Season with salt and set aside.
  • 3
    Cut ciabatta in half horizontally, then into about 2 inch slices.
  • 4
    Place bread slices soft side up on baking tray and brush with olive oil. Bake until light golden brown.
  • 5
    Remove from oven and brush slices with garlic cloves.
  • 6
    Spread the grated tomato onto the toasts, season with salt to taste and sprinkle with parsley if desired. Serve immediately.

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