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Receta de Pan con Tomate y Jamón - Bread with Tomato and Ham Recipe

La Tienda Kitchens

  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings
Bread with Tomato and Ham Recipe
A simple Catalan dish made with bread, small ripe tomatoes, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Enjoy it on its own or topped with jamón, anchovies, cheese or sausage.
Rated 5 Stars


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Cut the freshly baked bread in half lengthwise and toast under a broiler or in a toaster oven.



Cut the garlic clove in half and gently rub on the toasted surface of the bread. Drizzle on a small amount of extra virgin olive oil. Cut the tomato in half and rub it against the surface of the bread until it is coated but not soggy. Add room temperature slices of jamón (or anchovies) and serve.


(Alternatively you can use a previously prepared or jarred salsa tumaca, a blend of tomato, olive oil and garlic, and spoon it onto the bread before adding the ham or anchovies.)

Reviews (3)

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February 2021

Rated 5 Stars

Ahhhh pan con tomate, how this is not more popular in the U.S. is a mystery to me. Crusty bread, garlic, good tomatoes and a drizzle of olive oil... so delicious!

July 2020

Rated 5 Stars

One of my favorite dishes in Barcelona, and also to make at home now that La Tienda sells the right bread to make it with. I asked the chef at Jaleo (Jose Andres restaurant) for their recipe on the fresh tomato sauce. They let the fresh grated tomatoes drain in a colander in the fridge overnight so the bread does not get as wet. They also add a touch of thyme along with the garlic, salt and pepper.

October 2016

Rated 5 Stars

This reminded me of a meal I ate on a recent trip to Spain, thanks for providing the ingredients.

June 2011

Rated 5 Stars

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