Kérinou slices


Kérinou slices
These toasted slices are topped with sautéed vegetables (courgette and mushrooms), covered with a slice of smoked ham and then slivers of cheese.

Once the cheese is melted and browned in the oven, the slices should be served piping hot.
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Last modified on: July 2nd 2017

For 4 slices, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 slices 4 slices 8 slices 12 slices

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Time required for this recipe:
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Keeping: Should be eaten immediately.
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Stage 1 - 6 min.
Kérinou slices : Photo of step #1

Prepare the toppings

Prepare 1 courgette and slice fairly thinly.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Kérinou slices : Photo of step #2
Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan on high heat.

When really hot, add the courgette slices and sauté for a few minutes.

After cooking, they should still be reasonably firm. Salt, pepper and scatter with thyme. Set aside.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Kérinou slices : Photo of step #3
Peel then chop 200 g mushrooms.

Coarsly chop the parsley leaves.

Peel, rinse, then chop 1 spring onion (scallion) finely.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into the same pan as before on high heat. When hot, add the chopped onion.

Cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Add the chopped mushrooms and mix well...

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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...then sauté for a few minutes. The mushrooms should just begin to brown.

Stage 7
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At the end of cooking, salt and pepper then add the chopped parsley.

Take off the heat and set aside.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Kérinou slices : Photo of step #8

Prepare and cook the slices

Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Lay 4 slices bread on a baking sheet.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Divide the courgettes between the slices...

Stage 10 - 3 min.
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...then add the mushrooms...

Stage 11 - 3 min.
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...and top with the ham and cheese cut into slivers.

Stage 12 - 15 min.
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Cook in the oven for 10 to 20 minutes, until the cheese has melted and is starting to brown.

Serve immediately.

Remarks

Kérinou is a district of Brest, in the Brittany region of northwest France. In keeping with the spirit of the recipe, try to use a French "tome" cheese if possible, preferably from Brittany.

If you like a little more crunch, you can toast the bread before adding the toppings.

Nutritional information

% 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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Home made.

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