Grated Tomato

By Lyna Vuong
July 24, 2017

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


  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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