Cheese and tomato ciabatta recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 5 min
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  • A quick and easy snack made with yummy Gruyere cheese and juicy, sweet plum tomatoes. Adding a few basil leaves gives it a Mediterranean flavour

    Ingredients

    • 2 half-baked ciabattas
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 16 midi plum tomatoes, halved
    • 8 large basil leaves
    • 100g (31/2oz) grated Gruyere cheese
    • Salad, to serve

    Method

    • Cut the ciabatta in half, then in half again lengthways. Lightly toast crust sides.Turn slices over and drizzle bases with olive oil.

    • Arrange tomato halves on top. Tear up the basil leaves and scatter them over. Season, and sprinkle with grated Gruyere.

    • Grill until bubbling and golden. Toast the tops of ciabatta, too. Serve hot with salad.

    Top tip for making Cheese and tomato ciabatta

    Gruyere is a hard yellow cheese, if you're not a fan, substitute it with your favourite cheese

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