We had this all over Spain when we visited recently. At one dinner, the hosts showed us how it was prepared. Very simple, and absolutely delicious!

Prep time: 1 minute

Cooking time: N/A


  • Sliced crusty firm bread (rustic sourdough is ideal)
  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 1/2 Tomato, cut on the “equator”
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • Course ground salt


  • Optionally toast a slice of bread (can use untoasted as well)
  • Peal garlic clove
  • Slice tomato
  • Rub garlic clove onto bread
  • Rub tomato onto bread
  • Drizzle olive oil on bread
  • Grind (or sprinkle) salt on bread
  • Optional:
  •   You can add fish (like anchovies), cheese, or other bread topping ingredients, or just eat it as is!

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