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.
73,9484.8/5 for 20 ratings
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Last modified on: March 11th 2012

To serve 24 opens sandwiches, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.44 min.1 hour 20 min.
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Keeping:

A few minutes once cooked.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Winemaker's toast : Photo of step #1
Peel, rinse and chop 750 g onion.

Melt 60 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 750 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 600 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 600 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 24 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
7,057 Kcal or 29,546 Kj271 gr993 gr536 gr
353 %104 %94 %81 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
160 Kcal or 670 Kj6 gr23 gr12 gr
8 %2 %2 %2 %
Per open sandwiches
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
294 Kcal or 1,231 Kj11 gr41 gr22 gr
15 %4 %4 %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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OnionOnion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mushrooms on toast, French style, Potato tortilla (Spanish omelette), Express chilli con carne, Greek salad, Paella, ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Avengers' potatoes, Roast beef "like they do it in Santa Fe", Confit of carrots with bacon, "Land and sea" kebabs, Sunday night pasta, ... All
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy potato and mushroom brik rolls, Croque-monsieur gourmand, Artichokes with beef, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Gratin Parmentier, ... All

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