Tomato & Chilli Jam Meltz

Tomato & Chilli Jam Meltz

From   Hi Tea

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Continental

Crisp and delicious tomato and chilli jam sandwiches


  • Cherry tomatoes, chopped 200 gms
  • Medium red capsicum 1
  • Fresh red chillies 5 to 7
  • Olive oil 2 tbsps
  • Garlic 6 to 7 cloves
  • Butter 2 tbsps
  • Medium onions, chopped 2
  • Focaccia bread, sliced 1
  • Brown sugar ½ cup
  • Fresh thyme 1 sprig
  • Balsamic vinegar 2 tbsps
  • Processed cheese, grated as required


  • Preheat the oven to 180º C. Take olive oil a small bowl and soak the garlic cloves in it for some time.
  • Roast the red capsicum directly on direct flame till slightly charred. Peel the charred skin. Chop roughly.
  • Skewer the red chilies on a fork and roast on direct flame as well. Remove once lightly charred. Chop finely.
  • Melt butter in a non-stick pan, add onions and saute till they get caramelized.
  • Spread the bread slices on a baking tray and toast in the preheated oven till golden and crisp.
  • Add brown sugar to the onions and mix well. Add red capsicum, thyme, cherry tomatoes, red chillies and balsamic vinegar and cook.
  • Rub the soaked garlic on the toasted bread slices.
  • Spread the tomato mixture over the bread slices. Top with grated cheese. Bake in the oven till the cheese melts.
  • Arrange the bread slices on a serving platter and serve hot.