Pan de Cristal con Tomate (pa amb tomaquet)

Pan de Cristal con Tomate (pa amb tomaquet): a frozen, par-baked pan de cristal and ½ pint of tomate fresco

  • thaw bread completely, and slice longways with a bread knife, bring tomate fresco to room temperature
  • preheat broiler
  • place bread directly on the oven rack to toast, keeping a close eye as it will only take a couple of minutes, flip to toast the other side
  • remove and spread room temperature tomate fresco on open-faced pan de cristal
  • drizzle with olive oil and a little salt and enjoy, or top with jamon, boquerones or anchovies