An elementary tomato appetizer: prepared in minutes

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
How to make a delicious tomato appetizer. Source: Pixabey

The tomato season is starting in Ukraine. This juicy vegetable can be used to make not only a salad but also an interesting appetizer. It is very simple but at the same time satisfying. It is suitable both for a festive table and for a regular snack.

The idea of making a simple tomato appetizer was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Inna Levenets (inna_levenets).

A recipe for a delicious appetizer with tomatoes

Ingredients for the sauce:

  • vegan butter or margarine – 1/2 tbsp
  • flour – 1 tbsp
  • vegetable milk – 1/2 cup
  • water – 1/4 cup
  • lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Dijon mustard – 1 tsp
  • salt, dry garlic

Ingredients for grilled tomatoes:

  • tomato
  • salt and black pepper
  • salt – 1 tbsp
  • tortilla, pita bread or bun
  • avocado
  • paprika, dried herbs

Method of preparation:

Mozzarella cheese made from homemade milk

1. Prepare the sauce.

2. Melt butter or margarine in a saucepan.

3. Remove from heat, add a spoonful of flour, and stir well.

4. Add lemon juice, mustard, milk, water, salt, and dry garlic to the saucepan.

Avocado for a snack

5. Stir and put on low heat for 3-4 minutes.

6. Stir the sauce, and remove the saucepan from the heat.

Lemon juice for the dish

7. In a frying pan with vegetable oil, fry the tomato, salted and peppered, and cut into three pieces, on both sides.

8. Assemble the appetizer: put the tomato on the pita bread, then the avocado, pour the sauce and sprinkle with dried herbs and pepper.

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