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Spanish Garlic Toast

Rated as 4.96 out of 5 Stars

"When we lived in Barcelona we used to eat this all the time. Warning! Everyone has to eat this. If you don't the garlic smell will drive you out of the room. We bought a garlic jar in Spain for seasoning the garlic to make the taste a bit more concentrated. It's basically a ceramic jar with holes in the back to keep the garlic out of the light so it doesn't sprout, but the holes in the back allow the garlic to dry, in order to concentrate the flavor. It works fantastic and keeps garlic for 2 to 3 months."
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13 m servings 293
Original recipe yields 6 servings (1 loaf)


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  1. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  2. Toast bread slices until golden and crunchy, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Rub toasted bread with garlic cloves until evenly covered; rub with cut side of tomato until evenly covered. Spread olive oil evenly over slices with a pastry brush or by hand. Season with salt and pepper.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Bread can be toasted in a toaster instead of under an oven broiler, if desired.
  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 293 calories; 11.9 40.1 6.2 0 543 Full nutrition

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Sometimes it's the simplest things that taste so good, and this is one of them! Nice and light, but super flavorful...this is definitely for the garlic lover...a definite keeper~YUM, YUM, YUM!!!...

Don't know why this is called Spanish garlic toast, my Italian family has eaten this toast for decades! Nona made it often.

Simple! I chop garlic in super small pieces. Add 2 a coffee cup with butter, olive oil and garlic powder (u can add fresh or dried parsley too). Micro all, a little longer 2 blend flavors. I ...

I toast my bread in a cast iron pan. It is strange that one star was given to this delicious recipe. If there is anything left to the tomato after rubbing on the toast, you could simply eat it!

Thinking about the garlic jar.That works when you have a dry climate. In Lima, where live it is very humid and things do not keep that long. But the recipe is deliciou. We have good garlic esp...

one if our families favorites!

that was superb

This is a very simple but delicious recipe for a very delicious snack. The combination of tomatoes, garlic and a touch of olive oil makes it so desirable at any time of the day. I recommend it t...

So easy yet so spectacular!!! Adds a special something to a lot of meals. Definitely for a garlic lover. Got me great compliments. Definitely will make this again and again.