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Grated heirloom tomatoes on garlic-rubbed toast

Breakfast Tomato Bread

This is the breakfast of choice all across Spain. It just takes a few quality ingredients and a box grater and you can be transported to Andalusia!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword breakfast tomato bread, Spanish tomato bread, tomato bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 252kcal
Author dorothy stainbrook


  • box grater


  • 1-2 Med Tomatoes heirloom tomatoes or home grown if possible
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Slices Toasted bread Baguette, sour dough, etc.
  • 1 Clove Garlic Fresh
  • 1-2 Tbsp Olive oil Good extra virgin olive oil


  • Grate 1 or 2 tomatoes into a bowl, using the large grate size of a box grater
  • Add salt to your taste, and let it sit for about 15 minutes
  • Meanwhile, bake the bread if it is take & bake baguette, or toast it if it is soft storebought bread (like sourdough)
  • Peel a garlic clove and rub the toast with the clove. Drizzle some olive oil over the top of the toast and spread it around. Top off the toast with a spoonful (or two) of the grated tomatoes. Enjoy!


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1492mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 129IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg