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Recipe

CARAMELIZED ONION AND GOUDA CHEESE CROSTINI

Duration :

70 Minutes

Difficulty :

Medium

Serves

2- 3 People

Ingredients

  • 1 baguette, cut on diagonally into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 large yellow onions, peeled and sliced thinly into semicircles
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water, divided
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon basil leaves
  • 3 oz. Frico Gouda cheesea

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 360°F.
  2. Place baguette slices on a baking sheet and brush with about 2 tablespoons olive oil. Bake until lightly toasted, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  3. For the onions, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the onions and cook until softened, about 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in brown sugar. Cover and cook until the onions are golden brown, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add 1⁄4 cup water, cover the pan again and cook until the onions are deep golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  7. Stir in balsamic vinegar, salt, sage and an additional 1⁄4 cup water. Cover the pan and cook until the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  8. Top up each baguette slice with some shredded gouda cheese and then add caramelized onions and sprinkle some basil leaves.
  9. Place in oven and bake until cheese is beginning to melt, 3 to 4 minutes. Serve.

Products used

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Monini Anfora Olive Oil

Monini Aceto Balsamico