Spanish-Style Toast with Tomato (Pan Con Tomate)

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Spanish-Style Toast with Tomato (Pan Con Tomate)
All you need for this simple Spanish snack is good-quality olive oil, bread, garlic, a ripe tomato, and a sprinkle of sea salt.André Baranowski

This snack calls for good-quality olive oil and a ripe tomato.

Spanish-Style Toast with Tomato (Pan Con Tomate)
This snack calls for good-quality olive oil and a ripe tomato.
Yield: serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 (6") piece of baguette, halved lengthwise
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 very ripe large tomato
  • Coarse sea salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 500˚. Put bread on a baking sheet and toast until golden brown, about 8 minutes. Rub garlic over cut surface of bread and drizzle with oil.
  2. Put a box grater into a large bowl and grate tomato over largest holes, discarding skin. Spoon grated tomato onto toast and sprinkle with sea salt.