Halwai January 11, 2018

Ingredients:

• 1/2 crusty – French stick
• 30 ml – extra virgin Olive oil
• 10 g – garlic, peeled and diced
• 1 – Garlic clove, peeled and mashed
• 100 g – tomatoes, blanched, peeled and diced
• 10 g – basil, roughly shredded
• 5 g – salt
• 5 g – freshly ground black pepper

Method:

  1. Blanch the tomatoes and remove the skin, quarter, de-seed and cut into 1 cm cubes.
  2. Add salt, pepper and 15 ml of the olive oil to the tomatoes. Mix well, add the roughly chopped basil and the diced peeled garlic. Chill for 5 mins.
  3. Slice the crusty French stick into thick slices and lightly toast on both sides
  4. Rub the garlic clove on the toasted bread, drizzle with olive oil and spoon the tomato mix on top.
  5. Arrange on a serving platter and serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Willi