toastThis simple recipe can use up left overs or be topped with small amounts of deli meat from your local supermarket.  



1 Serve

2 Serves

Baguette, thinly sliced (1-2 cm thick)

4 slices

8 slices

Cheese, grated

2 T

4 T

Lean ham, salami or prosciutto

2 slices

4 slices

Medium tomatoes, chopped



Yellow capsicum, chopped (optional)



Garlic, minced

½ t

1 t

Olive oil

½ t

1 t

Salt and pepper

To season

To season

Chopped basil, parsley or spring onion to garnish

1 T

2 T



    1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.

    2. Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and toast for 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown. Remove from oven.

    3. Switch the oven onto grill and arrange grated cheese and sliced meat on top. Grill for 1-2 minutes until just melted. Be careful, the bread will burn easily.

    4. While the cheese is melting, combine the chopped tomatoes, yellow capsicum, minced garlic, olive oil and pinch salt/pepper to taste.

    5. Remove bread from oven, top with tomato mixture and sprinkle with basil.


Variations: Use left overs in your fridge as an additional

Abbreviations Used in Recipes

utensilst = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

ml = millilitre

g = gram

º C = degrees Celsius

cm = centimetre