Cheese and tomato ciabatta

A quick and easy snack made with yummy Gruyere cheese and juicy, sweet plum tomatoes. Adding a few basil leaves gives it a Mediterranean flavour
Serves: 4
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins
Total time: 10 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Mid-price




    • 2 half-baked ciabattas


    • 2 tbsp olive oil


    • 16 midi plum tomatoes, halved


    • 8 large basil leaves


    • 100g (31/2oz) grated Gruyere cheese


    • Salad, to serve






    1. Cut the ciabatta in half, then in half again lengthways. Lightly toast crust sides.Turn slices over and drizzle bases with olive oil.


    1. Arrange tomato halves on top. Tear up the basil leaves and scatter them over. Season, and sprinkle with grated Gruyere.


    1. Grill until bubbling and golden. Toast the tops of ciabatta, too. Serve hot with salad.



Nutritional information per portion




This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.