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Mediterranean diet: Recipes and ideas with tomato

Mediterranean diet: Recipes and ideas with tomato

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The traditional recipe is, in itself, exquisite. But if, in addition, you make small variations, success is assured. For example, some mini toasted crusty bread with sliced ​​ham Very fine and some cherry tomatoes confit.

PREPARATION:Heat in a saucepan 400 ml of apple cider vinegar with 300 grams of sugar and let them cook for 15 minutes.

Add the tomatoes and cook 5 more minutes. Wait for them to cool before taking them. If they are left over, you can store them in a tightly sealed container.

2 Jelly Salad

INGREDIENTS:
- 500 ml of unflavored gelatin
- 200 gr of goat cheese in curler
- 3 tomatoes
- 25 gr of arugula leaves
- Balsamic vinegar
- Pepper
- Salt

PREPARATION:
Wash the arugula leaves and dry them. Rinse the tomatoes and cut them into slices. Cut the cheese into slices too. Dress with oil, vinegar, pepper and salt.

Prepare the jelly according to the manufacturer's instructions. In a mold, place a jelly base and let it solidify. Reserve the rest. On top, alternate layers of tomato slices and cheese. Crown with the arugula and add the rest of the gelatin.

Put it in the fridge until it solidifies completely. Unmold and serve the inverted cake.

3 tomato pie

INGREDIENTS:
- 250 gr of broken dough
- 8 green tomatoes
- 150 gr of sugar
- 1 splash of lemon
- 200 gr of mascarpone cheese
- 2 tablespoons icing sugar.

PREPARATION:
Preheat the oven to 180ºC. In a saucepan, heat the icing sugar with the drizzle of lemon. When caramelized, remove from heat and pour the mixture into a cake pan.

Wash the tomatoes, Dry them and cut them into thin slices. Spread them over caramel, along the entire bottom. Spread the broken dough on a lightly floured surface and cut it the size of your mold. Place it on the tomato slices and bake 30 minutes. After that time, take it out, unmold and let the cake cool. Mix the mascarpone cheese with the icing sugar.

Garnish the cake with the cheese foam and, if you want, with a little brown sugar sprinkled. Another option is to prepare tartlets in individual molds.

4 Gazpacho ice cream

INGREDIENTS:
- 4 tomatoes
- 2 cucumbers
- 1 green pepper
- Half an onion
- 2 cloves of garlic
- Cumin
- Mint leaves
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Sherry vinager
- Salt
- Watermelon
- Water
- Basil oil

PREPARATION:
Peel the tomatoes, Cucumbers, onion and garlic. Cut the whole vegetable into pieces and crush it with the help of the blender. Add oil, vinegar, salt, cumin and water to taste.

Crush again and put it in the freezer. After an hour, remove and stir with a spoon so that the crystals break and the ice cream is made. Put it in again and repeat the operation for three more hours.

When you serve it, Accompany the gazpacho ice cream with a few pieces of watermelon, a dash of aromatic basil oil and mint leaves.

5 Cook with tomatoes

Tomatoes have intense colors: red, orange, green ... Be inspired by them to dress the table: tablecloth, napkins and dishes will give a refreshing and cheerful air.

If you are going to peel tomatoes, write down this trick: Pass the tip of the knife through the skin and so you will lose it from your tension. It will be easier for you.

6 tomatoes all year

Take advantage when you find tomatoes at a good price and let them dry in the sun. This way you will have them every time you need them to dress dishes made with pasta or salads. To recover them, you just have to immerse them in a bowl with oil the day before.

When you organize the meeting at home, bring them to the table at a fountain: they will serve both as a side dish as a snack or as a dressing. Complete the decoration with a fruit bowl full of assorted tomatoes.