Winemaker's toast

Step by step recipe:

  1. 10 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #1
    Peel, rinse and chop 250 g onion.

    Melt 20 g butter in a medium-sized saucepan. then add the chopped onions, salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time.
  2. 1 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #2
    Pour 250 ml red wine into the pan and stir well.
  3. 10 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #3
    Leave to cook uncovered on medium heat until the wine has evaporated.

    Check seasoning and set aside.
  4. 7 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #4
    Cut 200 g belly (streaky) bacon into small pieces and pan fry lightly.

    Set aside.
  5. 7 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #5
    Slice 200 g cooked potato and fry on both sides in the same pan as you used for the bacon. Ideally, you should not add any more fat and just use what has come out of the bacon. If there isn't enough, use a little oil.
  6. 5 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #6
    Cut 8 slices bread and arrange on a baking sheet.
  7. 5 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #7
    Preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F).

    Begin the assembly: divide the onions between the slices of bread.
  8. 5 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #8
    Then the bacon.
  9. 5 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #9
    Then the potatoes.
  10. 5 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #10
    Finish with thin slices of any cheese you like.
  11. 20 min.Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #11
    Put in the oven for about 20 minutes, until the cheese has melted and turned golden brown.
  12. Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #12
    Serve hot, ideally with a green salad.

Remarks:

The cheese can be any you choose! A few excellent French options: Comté, Morbier, Saint-Nectaire...

And to drink?

The same red wine as you have used to cook the onions.

Source:

Home made.

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