Stuffed baguette


Stuffed baguette
This baguette is "stuffed", rather than merely filled: hollowed out and refilled with a tasty mix of sautéed onions, fried bacon bits and eggs, before browning in the oven.

A useful way to use up a leftover baguette, even if it is already going dry. It makes a great dish that children love, and grown ups, too!
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Last modified on: September 11th 2019

For 1 baguette, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 1 baguette 2 baguettes 3 baguettes

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16 min.36 min.52 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Stuffed baguette  : Photo of step #1
Rinse, peel and finely slice 1 spring onion (scallion), keeping the white and green parts separate.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small frying pan on high heat. When good and hot, add 100 g small pieces of smoked bacon.

Fry until cooked, then transfer onto a plate, leaving the fat in the pan.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Add the white part of the spring onion to the pan, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Break 2 eggs into a bowl and whisk for a few seconds.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Add the bacon pieces, the cooked (white) onion, the raw (green) onion and 100 g grated cheese.

Salt lightly, pepper and mix well.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Cut 100 g small pieces of smoked bacon in half and hollow out the middle with a serrated knife.

Sit the bread on a baking sheet.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Fill up with the filling mixture...

Stage 8 - 30 min.
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...and bake for about 30 minutes.

Serve hot, whole or cut into chunky portions, rather like a hot open sandwich.

Remarks

If you don't have spring onions, use a baby leek instead.

This basic idea for a stuffed baguette can be varied in lots of ways, changing and replacing this or that – the only limit is your imagination.

Keeping:

Best eaten while hot, but can be reheated.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,279 Kcal or 5,355 Kj65 gr166 gr113 gr
64 %25 %16 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
185 Kcal or 775 Kj9 gr24 gr16 gr
9 %4 %2 %2 %
Per baguette
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,279 Kcal or 5,355 Kj65 gr166 gr113 gr
64 %25 %16 %17 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on a recipe found on the internet.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hachis parmentier, Cauliflower and chickpea purée, Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese, Sausage buckwheat pancakes, Quiche Lorraine, ... All
Small pieces of smoked baconSmall pieces of smoked bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Veal Marengo, Montbenoit's canapés, Endives "bonne femme", Comtoise endive salad, Comtois surprise bread, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: X-Files cookies, Oatmeal cake, Eggs with tomatoes and courgettes, Crunchy salad, Lemon tart, ... All
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Red mullet fillets with a reduced white-wine sauce, Lebanese Tabbouleh, Beetroot salad with cashew nuts, Gratin Parmentier, Souda salad, ... All

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