Stupid-Easy Recipe for Pan con Tomate (#1 Top-Rated)


Pan con tomate, or “tomato bread,” is a classic (if simple) Spanish tapa that celebrates perfectly ripe tomatoes and artisanal olive oil. Use the best ingredients you can afford and let the ingredients shine!

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Pan con Tomate.

1. Info for Pan con Tomate

  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 15 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 177.77 kcal

2. Ingredients for Pan con Tomate

  • baguette
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • garlic cloves
  • heirloom tomatoes
  • flaky sea salt

3. Directions:

  1. Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Brush cut side of bread with olive oil. Grill cut-side down until golden brown and grill marks have formed, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and immediately rub cut side of baguette with the cut side of a piece of garlic.
  2. Slice tomato in half across the middle (not through the stem) and smash the insides of one half all over a slice of bread by rubbing the cut side of the tomato vigorously on the toast. Repeat with remaining tomato halves and bread. (Note: If the tomato isn’t squishy enough to smash on the bread, grate it, discard the skin, and spread the pulp onto the bread instead.)
  3. To finish, drizzle the toasts with olive oil and top with a sprinkle of sea salt.

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