Tomato toast

24 Oct

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I cannot say much more than that this is not a recipe you should put off making. And don’t leave out any of the required elements. This toast is delicious in flavor but rises to new heights by the interplay of contrasting yet complementary textures.

My, that was a lot.

La di da.

I really am a snob. It’s true. I listen to Bach and act in Shakespeare plays and read big books n stuff.

But I was talking about texture. The crunch of the toasted crumbs, the crisp bread becoming tender (and if you are me PURPOSELY soggy) bread. Lilts of butter.
Optional: nutritional yeast
You can sprinkle it on, just for cheezy vegan kicks.

Although I doubt Marion Cunningham was big on the nooch.

But if you are vegan use vegan margerine for butter and if you are gluten intolerant use gluten-free bread.

Tomato Toast from The Breakfast Book by Marion Cunningham

1 c. Skinned chopped tomato
6 Tbsp. fresh bread crumbs
2-3 Tbsp. butter
1/8 tsp. dried sage
Freshly ground salt and pepper
2 pieces toast
Melt a bit of butter over medium heat, brown bread crumbs whilst stirring. Set aside and stir in sage.
Melt some more butter, stir in tomato. Add salt and pepper and cook, stirring til it is fairly dry and spreadable as a whore’s legs. Don’t spread those. Spread on buttered toast.

4 Responses to “Tomato toast”

  1. Nadiya October 25, 2012 at 9:29 pm #

    Bread crumbs on toast–> genius! To be honest I’ve never had sage before 0.0 ” spreadable as a whore’s legs”–> lmao! That’s an interesting way to put it, haha!

    • Ellen October 25, 2012 at 11:42 pm #

      Hehe, my mind was in nefarious places when I was writing, apparently. I hope you give the toast and sage a whirl…super fast and super easy:)

      Sent from my iPhone

  2. Jen @ Savory Simple November 4, 2012 at 6:05 pm #

    This sounds fabulous!

    • Ellen November 4, 2012 at 9:56 pm #

      It’s pretty dang delightful! Thanks for commenting:)

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