Chapata is a simple and delicious alternative to garlic bread. You can serve it with Rioja Stoup or with a variety of other main dishes – it also makes a great snack and goes well with eggs for breakfast!


  • 1 ciabatta loaf, split lengthwise and lightly toasted
  • 4 tomatoes, cut into halves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Rub the tomato halves into the ciabatta and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Cut the bread into quarters and serve.

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