Bruschetta with sardine, tomato and watercress

Category: Main meal, Starter/snack | Serves: 2

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes


4 slices of ciabatta bread or baguette

1 small clove garlic, halved

125g (41/2oz) can sardine (or mackerel) fillets in tomato sauce

25g (1oz) watercress, roughly chopped

1 vine-ripened tomato, cut into 4 slices, each slice then cut in half


  1. For the topping, tip fish and tomato sauce into a bowl; break fish up into flakes. Add watercress; fold in lightly. Season with black pepper. 
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high. Lightly toast bread slices on both sides. While still hot, rub garlic halves over one side of each piece of toast.
  3. Pile the topping mixture evenly on to the garlicky side of the toast slices. Top with halved tomato slices. Serve immediately, allowing two slices per person.

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