Winemaker's toast


Winemaker's toast
These oven-baked open sandwiches are topped with onions cooked in red wine, fried bacon and potatoes, finished with a thin layer of melted cheese.
72,0134.8/5 for 20 ratings
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Last modified on: March 11th 2012

For 8 opens sandwiches, you will need:

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.44 min.1 hour 20 min.
Keeping: A few minutes once cooked.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 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.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #2
Pour 250 ml red wine into the pan and stir well.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #6
Cut 8 slices bread and arrange on a baking sheet.

Stage 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.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #8
Then the bacon.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #9
Then the potatoes.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #10
Finish with thin slices of any cheese you like.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,352 Kcal or 9,847 Kj82 gr267 gr179 gr
118 %32 %25 %27 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
160 Kcal or 670 Kj6 gr18 gr12 gr
8 %2 %2 %2 %
Per open sandwiches
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
294 Kcal or 1,231 Kj10 gr33 gr22 gr
15 %4 %3 %3 %
% 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

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Red wineRed wine: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Aperitif rolls, Rabbit civet, Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction, Two-stage beef chuck , Pears in red wine with blackcurrant , ... All
OnionOnion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Individual creamy endive gratins, Gratin du Nord, Cretan Bread, Gisèle's Pasties, Chicken and mushroom brik rolls, ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Roast beef "like they do it in Santa Fe", Larded pork tenderloin, Avengers' potatoes, Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole, Rabbit terrine, ... All
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Potatoes with smoked salmon, Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Oven omelette, Röstis, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , ... All

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