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Grated Tomato

July 24, 2017
Photo by Julia Gartland
Author Notes

When it's tomato season there's nothing better, or easier, than using this simple method of freshly grating tomatoes. This is a traditional condiment used in Mediterranean cuisine and is delicious served alongside eggs, with a favorite toasted bread, or on pasta as salsa cruda. —Lyna Vuong

  • Makes 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 large tomato (1 1/4 lb)
  • pinch of salt, to taste
In This Recipe
  1. Place a box grater in a medium sized bowl. Wash the tomato and grate across the large holes of the box grater. Finish with a pinch of salt to taste. Best enjoyed fresh.

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Lyna Vuong

Recipe by: Lyna Vuong

I'm a food studies grad student, cook, and interior designer. (I love a colorful palate/palette!)