Pan con tomate

Step by step recipe:

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    Wash and cut 1 tomato in half.

    If you like the flavour, peel 1 shallot and cut in half.
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    Toast 4 slices bread (a French baguette, even a bit dry, works well).
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    If you have opted for using a shallot, rub it over each slice of toast.
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    Then rub the cut tomato over each slice, making sure that plenty of juice soaks in.
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    Salt and pepper each slice, then drizzle with olive oil (preferably Spanish).
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    Serve one slice per person as an aperitif snack.

    You can also serve it cut into bite-sized pieces that are easier to manage with a glass in your hand.

Remarks:

You can use a clove of garlic instead of the shallot, or even rub the bread with both.

Source:

Based on an amazing pan con tomate enjoyed in Martorell, near Barcelona..

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