Burst chilli tomatoes with cool Greek yoghurt

I know. It seems kinda weird to have hot tomatoes with cool yoghurt but trust me on this one. It is divine. Think Turkish eggs where they have poached eggs with yoghurt and it’s heavenly, well, this is even better if that’s possible. And you can add a poached egg too if you like, and a few white beans or chickpeas. It has everything going for it – lots of protein, micronutrients, phytonutrients and taste. A real Mediterranean diet centrepiece.

Ingredients

  • 3 heaped dessert spoons of full fat Greek yoghurt
  • 2-3 good glugs of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 handfuls of ripe baby tomatoes, halved
  • a few chilli flakes
  • sea salt
  • fresh basil

Nuush clients: Please apply the portion sizes stated in your account and divide the recipe so that you make only as much you need.

Instructions

Fry the tomatoes in olive oil, with a bit of sea salt, until softened but retaining some shape. Meantime swirl the yoghurt onto a plate with the back of a spoon.

When the tomatoes are done, tip them onto the yoghurt along with their gorgeous juices. Sprinkle the chilli flakes and basil on top.

Eat with toasted sourdough or Quick yoghurt flatbread

If adding beans, add the to the pan with the tomatoes just at the end to heat through.

If adding a poached egg, poach it while you cook the toms, and add it when serving.

Nutrition Info

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which is a pokey antioxidant. Antioxidants are like bouncers at a night club, they go around finding stray electrons that are busy causing trouble in your body, and find them a love partner so they can both stay in and cuddle on the sofa.

Tomatoes are also a brilliant source of vitamin C, which supports skin and connective tissue health as well as immunity and iron absorption. The biotin in tomatoes is good for controlling blood sugar.

Good honest nutrition

A tomato may be a fruit, but it a savory fruit. A fruit that has ambitions far beyond the ambitions of other fruits.

E. Lockhart

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

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