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Spanish ham with crusty bread & chopped tomato

Spanish ham with crusty bread & chopped tomato

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

This Spanish ham and chopped tomato dish served with crusty bread is ideal as part of a tapas evening or served up for a quick and easy lunch

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal298
fat8g
saturates2g
carbs42g
sugars6g
fibre4g
protein11g
salt1.8g
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Ingredients

  • 4 firm vine-ripened tomatoes , halved
  • 2 tbsp of your best olive oil , plus extra for brushing
  • 12 thick slices of baguette
  • 1 garlic clove , halved
  • 6 slices serrano ham , each halved lengthways

You will need

  • 12 cocktail sticks

Method

  • STEP 1

    Sit a box grater on a plate and grate the tomatoes, leaving behind the skin. Drain the pulp in a small sieve, then mix the pulp with 2 tbsp of olive oil and season.

  • STEP 2

    Brush the bread with oil and toast or griddle until golden. Rub one side with the cut side of the garlic. Just before serving, spoon some of the tomato onto each slice. Finish with a piece of ham, push in a cocktail stick and sprinkle over black pepper.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2014

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