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.
16K 5 3.4
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: January 12th 2022

Keywords for this recipe:
For 30 pieces, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 10 pieces 15 pieces 30 pieces 60 pieces 90 pieces
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
29 min.20 min.49 min.
At what time:
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at ... ?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at ... ?
  • Work this out...

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 7 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Slice 2 cookeds potatoes and 3 hard-boiled eggs.

Set aside.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Seb's Italian-style aperitif slices
Cut 1 baguette 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
708 Kcal or 2,964 Kj68 gr218 gr70 gr
35 %26 %21 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
81 Kcal or 339 Kj8 gr25 gr8 gr
4 %3 %2 %1 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
24 Kcal or 100 Kj2 gr7 gr2 gr
1 %1 %1 %<1 %
% 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 30 pieces : 4.46 €
  • Per piece : 0.15 €

Change currency:

Note: Be careful, these prices are only an estimate, you can consult the table of prices by ingredients used for this estimate.
This recipe uses (among others)
PestoPesto: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Thin cherry tomato and pesto tart, Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes, Olive and pesto bread, Spinach and Mushrooms with Pesto, Italian toast, ... All
Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano)Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Gnocchi alla romana, Raw beetroot salad, Roast cabbage with lemon, Spaghetti with smoked salmon, Potimarron and Parmesan tart, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Langres-style spinach, Bistro sandwich, Crispy smoked salmon and herb rolls, Smoky canapés, ... All
Cooked potatoesCooked potatoes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Deep leek and potato quiche, Potato and cheese pie, Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes, Comtois surprise bread, Salmon marinated like herring, ... All
Other recipes you may also like
Tiramisu
Tiramisu
Classic italian recipe (the name means "pull me up" or more poetically, "take me up to the sky"). It's similar to a charlotte in its structure: layers of flavoured biscuits between layers of smooth cream.
480K5 49 min. July 27th 2013
Natural leaven
Natural leaven
Leaven is a natural raising agent, a fermented mixture of water, flour and the microscopic yeasts which are present in the air. It's a delicate living substance, sensitive to the external environment. The recipe is around 4000 years old and dates back to the Egypt of the Pharaohs, via a beautiful...
1.7M 304.0 7 days 15 min. April 3rd 2020
Scandinavian cocktail
Scandinavian cocktail
A very refreshing starter, containing prawns and smoked fish.
288K5 54 min. February 21th 2011
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
A very thin disc of chocolate, topped with toasted nuts and candied grapefruit peel.
248K4 2 hours 22 min. February 21th 2011
Raw beetroot mousse with walnuts
Raw beetroot mousse with walnuts
A lightly spiced mousse, made with raw beetroot, with a layer in the centre of finely diced beetroot and roughly chopped walnuts. Discover or rediscover the taste of raw beetroot, very special and so "earthy".
353K4 47 min. October 13th 2010
News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2024-03-10)

Your first name or nickname
Your e-mail
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Post your comment or question
Posted by:
I am not a leaving thing
Follow this recipe
If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your e-mail address with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page