Tostada con Tomate y Jamon
Tostada con Tomate y Jamon is found in every single Spanish restaurant and tapas bar, simple and tasty and is often served for breakfast.
4 tomatoes, chopped/grated
1 large garlic clove.
3 tablespoons olive oil
5 -6 slices serrano ham (optional)
Wash and dry the tomatoes. Cut them in half, and grate them using a box grater, discarding the stem and skins.
Once the tomatoes are grated, reserve in a small bowl and add about 1 tablespoon of olive oil and a pinch of salt. Taste, and adjust if necessary.
Lightly toast the slices of baguette.
Cut the clove of garlic in half and rub the raw garlic on the toasted bread. Then carefully spoon the tomato mixture onto the slices of garlic toast, and top with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt
Tear 5-6 slices of Serrano ham into pieces and put one piece on each slice of bread.
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