Pan con tomate. Pan con tomate is just about as humble as tapas can get. It's got only five ingredients—bread, tomato, olive oil, garlic, and salt—and requires barely any actual cooking, yet it's precisely this simplicity and restraint that make it such a perfect end-of-summer dish. It takes just minutes, and, more than anything, it highlights the quality of your ingredients.
It takes just minutes, and, more than anything, it highlights the quality of your ingredients. Pan con tomate, also known in Spain as pan tumaca or pa amb tomàquet in Catalan, is toasted bread topped with juicy tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, and salt. In Spain, pan con tomate is (almost!) its own food group. You can cook Pan con tomate using 5 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Pan con tomate
- It’s 2 of grandes tranches de pain.
- It’s 1 of tomate.
- It’s 1 of grosse gousse d'ail.
- You need of Huile d'olive.
- It’s of Sel.
Its rich social value lies in its use as a favorite mid-morning snack or second breakfast among Spaniards, bringing them together to keep blood sugar high before eating. Pan con Tomate (Bread with Tomato) is sometimes called Pan a la Catalana in other parts of Spain. It is one of the simplest, the most well-loved, the most widely eaten and the most famous dishes from Cataluña. In Catalan, it is called pa amb tomaquet and in Spanish, pan con tomate.
Pan con tomate step by step
- Raper la tomate avec une râpe à légumes avec des gros trous. Conserver la chaire et jeter la peau..
- Faire griller le pain..
- Frotter la gousse d'ail sur le pain griller. Repartir une cuillère à soupe d'huile d'olive sur chaque tranche. Recouvrir de chaire de tomate. Saupoudre de fleur de sel. Servir immédiatement..
- En option, il est possible d'ajouter du fromage comme de la tomme de brebis ou du jambon cru sur la tartine..
Although the Spaniards brought the tomato to Europe from America, the tomato was not commonly eaten in Spain. This rustic Spanish recipe is incredibly easy to make and equally as satisyfing. Pan con tomate is traditionally a humble dish, a way to make a single tomato and some old bread serve a family for lunch. For Tertulia's version, use a box grater to shred the best tomato you can find. Add salt and a big drizzle of fruity Spanish olive oil, then a little less of sherry vinegar.