Pan Catalan

This flavorful Spanish side dish is worth adding to your repertoire. Use good-quality bread and olive oil. Squeeze the tomatoes as you rub them over the bread to transfer some of the seeds and juice.


4 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 197
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 4.5 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 6.3 g
Carbohydrate 34.5 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 491 mg
Calcium 3 mg


1 garlic clove, halved
4 (2-ounce) slices country white bread, toasted
2 plum tomatoes, halved
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil


Rub cut sides of garlic over one side of each bread slice. Discard garlic. Rub 1 side of each bread slice with cut sides of tomato halves; reserve tomatoes for another use. Sprinkle bread evenly with salt. Drizzle with oil.

October 2005
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