Canapes of Spanish Quesco Cheese with Carmelized Onion

By Jackie DeKnock  ,

November 26, 2015

Trendy Tapas are the perfect way to entertain – turn an evening into a fiesta!

Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale:

Budget Rating Scale:

Ingredients

1 brioche-type loaf of bread

1 smoked Liébana Quesuco cheese (or Mahón,Tetilla or San Simón or Manchego as a substitute)

Caramelized onion:

1 lb 2 oz onions

4 tablespoons brown sugar

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

4 tablespoons red wine vinegar

Sea Salt

Method

Caramelized onions: Finely slice the peeled onions and place in a pan with the sugar, vinegar, oil and salt.

Simmer until all liquid has evaporated and the onions are beginning to caramelize (don’t allow onions to over-cook).

Slice the bread into medium-sized slices, trim any rind off the cheese and cut it into wedges.

Place one wedge of cheese on each slice of bread then top with a spoonful of caramelized onion.

Place the canapés in a hot oven 360 degrees F for 5 minutes to quickly melt the cheese. Serve hot, direct from the oven.

Buen provecho!

Gourmet Safari Rating Scales

Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale:

We’ve designed a handy ‘from the heart’ kitchen confidence rating scale for you to guide you through the recipes (yep, we think of everything)!
= Everyday deliciously simple. Pretty quick, just get the food on the table pronto!
= Put your heart into it! Takes a little more time ‘n TLC!
= Go the extra mile! Gourmet – takes time and/or special ingredients and/or technique – worth the extra effort for the impressive WOW factor!
= You walk on water! You must be a Chef!


Budget Rating Scale:

We’ve designed a handy budget rating scale for you to guide you (and your wallet) through the recipes. Recipes are graded from the ‘high-end caviar-type budget’ to the ‘lower-end spam canned meat type-budget’.
= Spam (aka low budget)
= Mac ‘n Cheese (aka mid budget)
= Filet Mignon (aka higher budget)
= Caviar (aka expensive…but you’re worth it!)

00:00

0 Reviews