Bacon-covered tomatoes with sweet balsamic reduction

By Drum Digital
12 February 2015

A stylish meal for Banting enthusiasts.


Preparation: 10 min

Cooking: 15 min

6 tomatoes

12 streaky bacon rashers

30 ml (2 T) olive oil

salt and pepper

250 g mozzarella, cut into chunks

rocket leaves for serving

avocado for serving

Balsamic sauce

250 ml (1 c) balsamic vinegar

80 ml (? c) sugar

Preheat oven to 180 °C.

1 Wrap each tomato in bacon, drizzle with olive oil and season to taste.

2 Roast for 15 minutes or until the tomatoes have burst and are cooked through.

3 Serve with chunks of mozzarella, rocket leaves and avocado.

4 BALSAMIC SAUCE Put the vinegar and sugar in a saucepan. Over medium heat, stir until sugar has dissolved. Reduce heat and simmer for 4 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.

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