Friselle with tomato and basil Garland of bread with cotechino

Crunchy, fresh and tasty: the Friselle with tomato and basil I’m a quick recipe typically summer. With a gamble we can define them cold pizzas, even if the mozzarella is missing. Recipe time: 5 minutes. A perfect idea for one summer dinner with friends or family.

Ingrediants

  • 4 friselle
  • 4 coppery tomatoes
  • basil
  • oil
  • salt

How to prepare: Friselle with tomato and basil

Friselle, or freselle, are a product of Apulian origin, but they are widespread throughout Italy, especially in the south. It is a durum wheat tarallo (or wholemeal or barley) baked in the oven with a hard but fragrant consistency. On the one hand it is more porous and therefore predisposed to accommodate the sauce, on the other it is smoother.

The friselle with tomato and basil they are the most classic version according to the Apulian tradition, but numerous variations are possible depending on your taste and what you have in the pantry. Friselle could also be made at home, but require more than a minimum of expertise. In this cheap and very fast idea let’s start with a good product ready to save time.

The ready frisella must only be immersed in water, not chlorinated, at room temperature. Time is up to you: from a few seconds to a minute, depending on how wet you love it. Our version took 10 seconds to soak.

The procedure is really very simple: cut the tomatoes into chunks, place them on the bread ring with some basil leaves. Good oil, salt and the dish is finished. You eat with your hands.

Easy execution Preparation time 5 min Servings 4 Total time 5 min

How to prepare: Friselle with tomato and basil

Preparation Friselle with tomato and basil - Phase 1

Preparation Friselle with tomato and basil - Phase 1

To prepare the Friselle with tomato and basil, immerse the friselle in water, not chlorinated, at room temperature, for the time you prefer: from a few seconds to a minute, depending on how wet you want them. Cut the tomatoes into chunks and sprinkle the soaked friselle with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

Preparation Friselle with tomato and basil - Phase 2

Preparation Friselle with tomato and basil - Phase 2

Arrange the chopped tomatoes on the friselle, adding some basil leaves as decoration.

Preparation Friselle with tomato and basil - Phase 3

Ultimate with extra virgin olive oil and salt. Your friselle with tomato and basil are ready to be enjoyed.

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