Zucchini pa amb tomàquet


Pa amb tomàquet is tomato-rubbed bread - a popular snack, tapa, side and breakfast dish in Catalonia.

You'll need

8 zucchini flowers, stalks thinly sliced on a mandolin, flowers detached, coarsely torn 4 small zucchini, thinly sliced into rounds ¼ Spanish onion, thinly sliced 60 ml (¼ cup) extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 30 ml Sherry vinegar Juice and finely grated rind of 1 lemon 1 garlic clove, finely chopped, plus 1 extra clove, halved, for rubbing 8 thick slices sourdough bread 1 very ripe tomato, halved 2 tbsp coarsely torn oregano To serve: shaved Manchego

Method

  • 01
  • Combine zucchini flower stalks, zucchini, onion, oil, vinegar, lemon rind and juice and garlic in a bowl, season to taste and set aside.
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, preheat a char-grill pan over high heat. Drizzle bread with extra oil and grill, turning once, until toasted (2-3 minutes). Rub with cut-side of extra garlic, then rub well with cut-side of tomato and season to taste.
  • 03
  • Add zucchini flower and oregano to zucchini mixture, toss to combine, pile on top of bread and serve scattered with Manchego.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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Feb 2012

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