Pà AMB TOMàQUET (TOASTED BREAD WITH TOMATO)

 

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Ingredients

  • 12x1 cm/1/2 in thick slices country-style bread
  • 3 cloves garlic, halved (optional)
  • 6 soft, vine-ripened tomatoes
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • paper-thin slices cured ham (optional)

Directions

  • Toast the bread under a hot grill or on a barbecue grid over glowing coals.
  • While warm, rub each slice on one side with a cut garlic clove.
  • Halve the tomatoes crosswise and rub each side of the toast with a tomato half, allowing the juice, seeds and pulp to soak into the bread.
  • Pour on a little olive oil and season with salt. Serve topped with ham if desired.

Notes

This is a very typical dish from Catalonia, one of the autonomous regions of Spain. It's usually served with cured ham or with a great variety of cold meats and it can be eaten at any time of the day :)

Enjoy !!!

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