Tomatoes, they’re sweet, juicy, and delicious. Everyone knows they are good for you, but why? Well they contain Vitamins A, C and K they are naturally low in saturated fat, cholesterol and of course, low in calories what more could you want!

 

Time 10min prep, 1-2 hours marinating

Serves 4

Fat 2/3

Free Veg 1

Carb 1

 

Ingredients

 

1 tbsp olive oil

A handful of basil chopped

1-2 garlic cloves minced

8 red tomatoes

1-2 tbsps balsamic vinegar

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tbsp freshly grated parmesan

4 slices of sliced spelt bread

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat

Add in the garlic and fry lightly for approx. 1 minute until it starts to turn a golden colour

Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly

Roughly chop your tomatoes and toss with the balsamic, basil and salt and pepper

Cover and marinate in the fridge for 1-2 hours if time permits

Toast your bread when you are ready to eat, spoon on the tomato mix and then top with grated parmesan.

 

Blog Post by Claire Jackson