A really simple, yet tasty snack or starter, takes only a few minutes to prepare.
What you need:
1 Ciabatta loaf (small) or french stick, sliced
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to drizzle
2 garlic cloves
4 ripe tomatoes, diced
Handful of fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
6 – 8 black olives, pitted & halved
Salt & pepper
1. Preheat the grill.
2. Place the bread on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Cut the garlic cloves in half and rub on the bread, discard the garlic after this.
3. In a bowl, mix together the tomatoes, 1 tablespoon olive oil, basil and olives, season with salt & pepper.
4. Grill the bread until golden brown, add the tomato mixture and serve immediately.