Check out these three inspirational ideas for quick and tasty ways to top different breads with British tomatoes – they’re delicious!
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Lightly toast a slice of sourdough bread and top it with finely chopped British vine tomatoes mixed with a little red onion, olive oil and lemon juice. Arrange sliced avocado on top, season with a little salt and pepper, then serve with chopped fresh chives.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Slice a small courgette lengthways, brush with olive oil, then chargrill or grill until tender. Toast a slice of granary or wholemeal bread and top it with the courgette strips and some halved British cherry tomatoes. Crumble feta cheese or goat’s cheese on top, then serve, sprinkled with chopped flat-leaf parsley.
Suitable for vegetarians.
Toast a slice of ciabatta or crusty white bread, rub it with a little olive oil, then spread it thickly with ricotta, low fat soft cheese or dolcelatte. Top it with a slice or two of Parma ham and 3-4 British baby plum tomatoes, halved. Season with black pepper and serve, scattered with a few basil leaves.
Did You Know?
The British tomato industry has a glasshouse area of 200ha, that’s twice the area of all the football pitches added together in the British professional leagues and getting bigger!