Tomato Tartine

Tomato Tartine
photo by carmen troesser


1 loaf country bread, sliced about ¾-inch thick
Olive oil, for brushing
2 garlic cloves
8 oz. goat cheese, softened
2 large tomatoes, sliced about ¼-inch thick
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


• Preheat a grill pan or grill to medium-high heat.
• Brush the bread slices with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
• Toast the bread on the grill until crisp and grill marks appear. Flip and repeat. Rub each slice with a garlic clove, then set aside.
• Spread 1 tablespoon goat cheese on each slice of grilled bread, top with the tomato slices and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.