Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices


Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
These Italian-inspired snacks are ideal for a light supper or with an aperitif: a thin slice of bread spread with pesto, sliced potatos, hard-boiled egg and a generous sliver of Parmesan.

Pop them in the oven just long enough to melt the cheese.
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Last modified on: January 12th 2022

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Stage 1 - 7 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Slice 4 cookeds potatoes and 6 hard-boiled eggs.

Set aside.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Cut 2 baguettes into thin slices and arrange on a baking sheet lined with cooking parchment.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Dip a brush in the white wine and moisten the bread slices.

Note: this is optional if your bread is very fresh, more necessary if it's on the dry side.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Spread the slices generously with pesto.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Add half a slice of hard-boiled egg on each.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Then half a slice of potato.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Finish with a good sliver of Parmesan.

Stage 8 - 20 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Bake for about 20 minutes, finishing under the grill if necessary.

Stage 9
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Serve piping hot or warm.
Remarks
To be really in keeping with the Italian mood, opt for an Italian-style loaf, shaped like a baguette but made with olive oil which adds flavour and makes for a softer bread.

If you live anywhere near Brest, I heartily recommend trying the ones made by my friend Sébastien (Brittany's best baker 2019) at his bakery Penn ar bread" in Guipavas – it's a must.
Keeping
Best eaten immediately but can be reheated.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,482 Kcal or 14,578 Kj908 gr5,638 gr668 gr
174 %349 %532 %101 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
200 Kcal or 837 Kj52 gr324 gr38 gr
10 %20 %31 %6 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
58 Kcal or 243 Kj15 gr94 gr11 gr
3 %6 %9 %2 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Gluten, Sulfites, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 60 pieces : 8.93 €
  • Per piece : 0.15 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PestoPesto: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fried egg in bread, Thin cherry tomato and pesto tart, Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes, Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto, Olive and pesto bread, ... All
Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano)Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Coriander and cashew nut pesto, Spring Bread, Spaghetti Carbonara, Cashew-nut and Parmesan biscuits, Cashew-nut and Parmesan biscuits, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Langres-style spinach, Julia salad, Crispy smoked salmon and herb rolls, Bistro-style red endive salad, Spinach Mornay, ... All
Cooked potatoesCooked potatoes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Salad paysanne, Chard and potato gratin, Potatoes with smoked salmon, Potato and cheese pie, Bistro-style cabbage salad, ... All
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