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Eating veggie » Recipes » Chargrilled Balsamic Tomatoes with Olive Ciabatta

Chargrilled Balsamic Tomatoes with Olive Ciabatta

Prep time 10 mins, cook time 50 mins

Serves 4

Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan


  • 6 large tomatoes halved
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp shoyu
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 spring onions topped and tailed
  • Olive ciabatta bread cut into 12 thick slices
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • Extra virgin olive oil for grilling and drizzling

To garnish

  • Fresh basil leaves


  1. Score the cut surface of the tomatoes and place in a dish. Mix together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce and salt and pepper, and pour evenly over the tomatoes. Leave to stand for 30 minutes.
  2. Brush the spring onions with olive oil. Grill the spring onions and the tomatoes, skin side down, over the coals for 10-15 minutes until cooked.
  3. At the same time, lightly toast the ciabatta bread on both sides.Rub one side of each piece of toast with a clove of garlic. Chop the cooked onions into small pieces.
  4. Scatter the cooked tomatoes with onions and torn basil leaves and arrange the slices of ciabatta on the side.
  5. Drizzle with olive oil and serve.

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