Heritage Tomato Salad Recipe with Pangritata

Heritage tomato and pangritata salad

  • serves 4 as a starter
  • Easy

Check out this super vibrant and juicy tomato recipe from East London's Sapling. At Sapling, this salad is served with shiso leaves but mint will work just as well



  • white wine vinegar 1½ tbsp
  • mirin 1½ tbsp
  • heritage tomatoes 500g, mixed varieties, cut into different sized pieces
  • extra-virgin olive oil 40ml
  • mint a small handful, leaves picked


  • stale bread 100g, torn into chunks
  • lemon 1, zested
  • thyme 1 sprig
  • garlic ½ a clove, sliced
  • olive oil 4 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Put all of the pangritata ingredients, except the olive oil, in a food processor with a pinch of salt and blitz until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and cook the mixture gently for 4-5 minutes or until golden, then drain on kitchen paper.

  • Step 2

    Whisk together the vinegar and mirin, then add the tomatoes and lots of seasoning. Pile up on serving plates, drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil, scatter with mint and the pangritata.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 283
  • Fat 21.7g
  • Saturates 3g
  • Carbs 17.7g
  • Sugars 6.1g
  • Fibre 2.1g
  • Protein 3.1g
  • Salt 0.3g