Sweet, caramelized onions, briny anchovies and olives make the up the topping for this traditional Provençal tart. This version calls for a yeasted dough, which makes the tart somewhat like a pizza. But puff pastry, which Julia Child preferred, is also traditional, and quite a bit richer. If you'd rather use that, substitute a 12- to 16-ounce package for the yeast dough, and bake the tart at 375 degrees until the bottom and sides are golden brown, about 20 to 25 minutes. Pissaladière makes great picnic fare, in addition to being a terrific appetizer or lunch dish. This recipe is part of The New Essentials of French Cooking, a guide to definitive dishes every modern cook should master. Buy the book.
Provided by Melissa Clark
Yield 8 servings
Number Of Ingredients 12
- Make the filling: Finely chop 2 of the anchovy fillets. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, thyme and chopped anchovy, then cover pan and cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, stir in salt, and continue cooking for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. The onions should be pale golden and very soft; lower the heat if they start to turn dark brown at the edges or stick to the skillet. Use your judgment on timing: Look to the color of the onions to tell you when they're done. Remove from heat and cool completely before using.
- Meanwhile, make the dough: In a medium bowl, sprinkle dry yeast over warm water. Let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes, then add oil. In a large bowl, whisk together flour and salt, then stir in yeast mixture with a wooden spoon until combined. Turn bowl's contents out onto a floured surface and knead until uniform and elastic, 3 to 5 minutes. (Flour your hands if necessary to keep dough from sticking.) Transfer dough to an oiled bowl, flip the dough over, cover bowl with a damp cloth and let rest in a draft-free place for 1 hour.
- Lightly oil an 11x17-inch rimmed baking sheet. Working on a floured surface, roll dough into an 11x16-inch rectangle, then transfer it to the oiled baking sheet and press the dough to the sides. Cover with a damp cloth and let rest for 30 minutes.
- Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Spread cooked onions evenly over dough, and top with remaining anchovies and olives. Bake until edges and underside are golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Nutrition Facts : @context http, Calories 313, UnsaturatedFat 11 grams, Carbohydrate 40 grams, Fat 14 grams, Fiber 4 grams, Protein 8 grams, SaturatedFat 2 grams, Sodium 574 milligrams, Sugar 7 grams
Pissaladiere, a flatbread from the South of France, is a great recipe idea for the summer picnics since it can be eaten hot, cold than lukewarm.
Provided by Mike Benayoun
Number Of Ingredients 14
- Dilute the yeast in a little warm water.
- Meanwhile, mix the flour with the salt, then add the yeast. Pour the warm water and mix.
- Then, pour the olive oil and knead for 5 minutes until the dough is homogeneous and forms a ball that pulls away from the edges of the bowl.
- Cover and allow to rest for an hour in a warm place.
- In a large pan, cook the sliced onions, in olive oil with the unpeeled whole garlic cloves, thyme, bay leaf, savory and oregano. Cook on low heat, stirring regularly for at least 1h30, until you get a kind of compote.
- One hour into the cooking of the onions, spread the dough to the size of a baking sheet. Place the dough on the baking sheet and cover with a slightly damp cloth. Let rest for one hour.
- Preheat the oven to 410 F / 210 C.
- Remove garlic cloves and aromatic sprigs from the cooked onions. Add a very small of amount of salt (anchovies and olives are already salted). Spread the onions on the dough with a skimmer or slotted spoon to allow the oil to drain.
- Decorate with filets of anchovy and black olives.
- Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Pour in a drizzle of olive oil (optional) and serve with a chill rosé wine.
- To make the onion filling:
- In a large saute pan, cook the onions with salt in 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-low heat until very soft and caramelized, about 30 minutes. Add the minced garlic and thyme and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Season the onions with salt, and pepper, to taste. Cook's Note: Slightly under salt to account for the salt from the anchovies and olives.
- To assemble:
- Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
- Stretch the dough into a long rectangle and place on a greased baking sheet. It should almost fit the size of the baking sheet. Spread the onion mixture on the dough, leaving a small border. Arrange the anchovies and olives decoratively over the onions. Brush the exposed dough with the remaining olive oil and bake in the hot oven until golden and cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.
CLASSIC PROVENCAL PISSALADIèRE
A classic Provencal Pissaladière is a favorite French dish, no wonder when made of onion confit, puff pastry, anchovies, and olives.
Provided by Rebecca Franklin
Number Of Ingredients 12
- Gather the ingredients.
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
- Add the onions and demerara sugar and sauté , frequently stirring, until the onions become tender and start to turn golden at this point, be very careful not to burn the onions as this can leave a very bitter taste to the whole dish.
- Sprinkle the cooked onions with salt, pepper, and thyme.
- Stir the mixture and transfer the skillet to the preheated oven.
- Cook for 20 to 30 minutes, occasionally stirring, until the onions are wilted, very soft, and are a medium gold throughout, again check for burning.
- Add the vinegar during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
- Remove from the onions from the oven and set them aside to cool while preparing the pastry for the pissaladiere.
- Raise the oven temperature to 425 F.
- Press the thawed pastry into a rectangle on a 12-inch by 18-inch baking sheet, building it up a bit around the edges.
- Spread the pastry with the onion confit, leaving 1 inch of dough uncovered around the edges of the pastry.
- Arrange the anchovy fillets and olives on the pissaladière in a criss-cross pattern then place an olive into each rectangle pattern to make an attractive looking tart.
- Bake the tart for 15 to 25 minutes in the center of the heated oven until the pastry has puffed up, turned golden, and crisped.
- Remove the pissaladière from the oven and sprinkle the olive oil and fresh thyme across the hot surface of the tart.
- Cut it into rectangles and serve very warm or at room temperature. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts : Calories 291 kcal, Carbohydrate 22 g, Cholesterol 40 mg, Fiber 2 g, Protein 14 g, SaturatedFat 4 g, Sodium 190 mg, Fat 16 g, ServingSize Serves 10, UnsaturatedFat 12 g
- Lightly oil a 17-by-12-inch rimmed baking sheet, and set aside. Roll out dough to a 17-by-12-inch rectangle, and fit into sheet, folding up the edges slightly to form a small lip. Prick dough all over with a fork. Cover with oiled plastic wrap, and let rise in a warm place until slightly puffed, about 30 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees, with a rack in the center. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, onions, and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions begin to brown, about 10 minutes. Add thyme and parsley; set aside to cool.
- Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise, and scoop out seeds with a melon baller or small spoon. Slice tomato halves lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick strips; distribute evenly over dough. Arrange onions on top, then add anchovies in a decorative pattern to form X-shapes. Dot with olives. Bake 12 minutes. Rotate sheet, and continue baking until crust is golden, about 15 minutes more. Remove from oven; using a large spatula, transfer to a cutting board. Slice into pieces, and serve warm or at room temperature. Although Pissaladiere is best eaten the day it is baked, it can be reheated the next day; place in an oven heated to 200 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes until heated through.
- For topping:
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Place butter on heavy large rimmed baking sheet; place in oven until butter melts, about 5 minutes. Spread half of onions on baking sheet; top with 3 thyme sprigs, 2 rosemary sprigs and 1 bay leaf. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle with 3 tablespoons oil. Top with remaining onions, 3 thyme sprigs, 2 rosemary sprigs, and 1 bay leaf. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle with 3 tablespoons oil (onion layer will be about 2 1/2 inches thick but will settle during baking). Bake until onions are very tender and golden, stirring and turning every 30 minutes, about 2 hours total. Cool. Discard herb sprigs and bay leaves. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover; chill. Bring to room temperature before using.)
- For crust:
- Pour 1 cup warm water into small bowl; sprinkle yeast and sugar over. Stir to blend. Let stand until foamy, about 10 minutes.
- Blend 2 3/4 cups flour and salt in processor. Add yeast mixture and 2 tablespoons oil; process until dough clumps together, adding more flour by tablespoonfuls if dough is sticky. Process until shiny ball forms, about 1 minute. Turn dough out onto floured work surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Coat large bowl with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add dough to bowl; turn to coat with oil. Cover with plastic wrap, then kitchen towel. Let rise in warm draft-free area until doubled in volume, about 1 1/2 hours. Punch down dough; cover and let rise until puffed and almost doubled, about 1 hour.
- Sprinkle heavy 17x11x1-inch baking sheet with cornmeal. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 18x12-inch rectangle. Transfer to prepared baking sheet; press edges of dough up along sides and corners of sheet. Cover with dry kitchen towel; let rise until slightly puffed, 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 475°F. Spread onions over top of dough. Arrange anchovies and olives atop. Bake until crust is golden, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with thyme. Cut into 3-inch squares. Serve warm or at room temperature. (Can be made 4 hours ahead; let stand at room temperature.)
This is a gorgeous oniony tart made like a pizza - it makes a great starter or lunch, hot or cold.
Provided by Mary Cadogan
Number Of Ingredients 11
- Tip the flour, salt and yeast into a bowl. Pour in the water, spoon in the oil and mix to a soft dough. Turn out on to a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 minutes until the dough is smooth and no longer sticky.
- Return the dough to the bowl, cover with cling film or a damp tea towel and leave it to rise for 45 minutes to 1¼ hours or until the dough springs back when pressed. Don't worry too much is it takes more or less time - it's not critical for this relaxed recipe.
- While the dough is rising, heat the oil in a large, deep frying pan or sauté pan, throw in the onions and fry gently for about 10 minutes until softened but not browned, stirring from time to time.
- Sprinkle in the thyme and some salt and pepper, then tip in the tomatoes and stir well. Cover and cook gently for 45 minutes until the onions are meltingly soft, stirring occasionally and removing the lid for the last 10 minutes to reduce any liquid. Remove from the heat and leave to cool slightly.
- Preheat the oven to 220C/gas 7/fan 200C. Lightly oil a shallow 23x33cm baking tin or tray. Knead the dough again briefly, then roll it out and press it into the tin. Don't leave it to rise again.
- Spread the onion mixture over the dough, then arrange the anchovies on top, making a criss-cross pattern. Stud each window between the anchovies with an olive, then bake for 25-30 minutes until golden. Serve warm, cold or reheated, cut into squares.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 400 calories, Fat 1.4 grams fat, SaturatedFat 30 grams saturated fat, Carbohydrate 15 grams carbohydrates, Fiber 4 grams fiber, Protein 13 grams protein, Sodium 3.4 milligram of sodium
- Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Tip the onions, garlic, peppers and olive oil into a roasting tin and cook for 40-45 mins, stirring occasionally, until the onions and peppers are soft and tinged brown. Stir in the olives and capers, and season well.
- While the onions are cooking, make up the pizza dough following pack instructions. Roll and press the dough out to fit a baking tray, about 40 x 30cm. Leave to rise in the tray for 10 mins, then spoon over the topping mix. Press gently into the dough and leave for another 10 mins. Scatter over the anchovies, if using.
- Bake for 25-30 mins or until the dough has risen and cooked through. Drizzle with more olive oil to serve if you like.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 306 calories, Fat 15 grams fat, SaturatedFat 2 grams saturated fat, Carbohydrate 38 grams carbohydrates, Sugar 15 grams sugar, Fiber 6 grams fiber, Protein 7 grams protein, Sodium 2.3 milligram of sodium
The most exciting pissaladière I ever had was served it the open-air market in the heart of old Nice. It was baked in a wood-burning oven a few blocks away, sent to the market by bicycle, and eaten standing up or at picnic tables shaded by huge awnings. The wedges were gently sweet and intensely salty; the crust, just a half inch thick, was perfumed with the local olive oil and was perfectly browned and crisp. It was so simple-mostly just sweet onions on a wonderful crust. You can make a wonderful pissaladière at home: just be sure to cook the onions very, very slowly.
Yield makes 4 or more servings
Number Of Ingredients 9
- Preheat the oven to 450°F, with a pizza stone in place if you have one. Knead the dough lightly and place it on a lightly floured surface; sprinkle it with a little more flour and cover it with plastic wrap or a towel. Let it rest while the oven heats and you cook the onions.
- Put the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and add the onions and some salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, until the onions give up their liquid and become quite soft, at least 15 minutes; do not allow them to brown. When they are cooked, turn off the heat and stir in the thyme.
- Pat or roll out the dough as thinly as possible, to a diameter of about 12 inches, using more flour or oil as necessary. The process will be easier if you let the dough rest between rollings. If you have a pizza stone in your oven, place the dough on a floured peel or long-handled board; if not, lay the dough on a baking sheet brushed lightly with olive oil. Let the dough rest for 15 to 30 minutes, or until it begins to puff ever so slightly.
- Spread the dough with onions and then decorate, if you like, with anchovies, olives, and tomato. Bake until nicely crisp, 15 minutes or more; if the tart is browning unevenly, rotate it back to front about halfway through the cooking time. Serve hot or at room temperature.
- Omit the tomatoes and olives. In step 2, stir the anchovies into the cooked onions and cook for 5 minutes. Stir a 6-ounce can of tomato paste into the onions and cook for a few more minutes over low heat. Season to taste. Drizzle the rolled-out dough with 2 tablespoons olive oil and bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the bottom begins to turn pale golden. Spread the partially baked dough with 1 cup plain bread crumbs, preferably fresh, then spread with the onion mixture. Return to the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes more, until the bottom is dark golden but not burned and the top is a richly colored caramel. Remove and allow to cool for a few minutes before cutting; best served hot or warm.
PISSALADIERE (ONION, OLIVE, AND ANCHOVY PIZZA)
Pissaladière is a pizza-like dish made in Southern France, around the Nice, Marseilles, Toulon and the Var District, and in the Italian region of Liguria, especially in the Province of Imperia. It can be considered a type of white pizza, as no tomatoes are used. The dough is usually a bread dough thicker than that of the classic Italian pizza traditional topping consists of caramelized (almost pureed) onions, olives, garlic and anchovies. No cheese is used in France, however, in the nearby Italian town of San Remo, mozzarella is added.
Provided by Charlie_one
Number Of Ingredients 14
- Mix flour and salt together in the bowl of a food processor. Add butter and 2 tablespoons oil. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. Pulse in enough water, 1 tablespoon at a time, to form moist clumps. Gather dough into a ball; flatten into a disk. Wrap in plastic and chill, at least 2 hours.
- Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a heavy, large skillet over medium-low heat. Add onions, garlic, bay leaf, and thyme; stir to blend. Cover and cook until onions are very tender, stirring occasionally, about 45 minutes. Uncover and sauté until most liquid evaporates and onions are golden, about 10 minutes longer. Stir in capers. Season mixture with salt and pepper. Cool completely; discard bay leaf.
- Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly oil a large baking sheet.
- Roll out dough on a floured surface to an 11-inch round. Transfer dough to the prepared sheet. Crimp edges of dough to form a stand-up border. Spread filling evenly over dough. Arrange olives and anchovies decoratively atop filling.
- Bake in the preheated oven until crust is crisp and golden, about 30 minutes. Transfer to a platter and serve.
Nutrition Facts : Calories 379.8 calories, Carbohydrate 39.1 g, Cholesterol 29.4 mg, Fat 22 g, Fiber 4.5 g, Protein 8.2 g, SaturatedFat 7 g, Sodium 765.2 mg, Sugar 8.1 g
PISSALADIERE (PROVENCAL ONION TART)
The Provencal pissaladiere is an oven-baked (pizza-like) focaccia or torta topped with caramelized onions, black Nicoise olives, and anchovies. A street food of Nice, it is often sold by street vendors or at local markets. It can also be served as an appetizer. It is believed to have been introduced to the area by Roman cooks during the time of the Avignon Papacy. The dough in this recipe rises for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. If a longer or overnight rise is more convenient, make the dough with 1/2 teaspoon of instant yeast and let it rise in the refrigerator for 16 to 24 hours. The caramelized onions can also be made a day ahead and refrigerated. Recipe requires use of a baking stone.
Provided by Member 610488
Categories No Shell Fish
Yield 2 tarts
Number Of Ingredients 19
- In workbowl of food processor fitted with plastic dough blade (can use metal blade if necessary), pulse flour, yeast, and salt to combine, about five 1 second pulses. With machine running, slowly add oil, then water, through feed tube; continue to process until dough forms ball, about 15 seconds.
- Generously dust work surface with flour. Using floured hands, transfer dough to work surface and knead lightly, shaping dough into ball.
- Lightly oil 1 quart measuring cup or small bowl, place dough in measuring cup, cover tightly with plastic wrap, and set aside in draft-free spot until doubled in volume, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
- While dough is rising, heat oil in 12 inch nonstick skillet over high heat until shimmering but not smoking. Stir in onions, garlic, salt, and brown sugar and cook, stirring frequently, until moisture released by onions has evaporated and onions begin to brown, about 10 minutes.
- Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring frequently. After 15 minutes, remove garlic cloves, mince them and then return them to the pan, along with the balsamic vinegar. Stir and continue cooking for 5 more minutes, until onions have softened and are medium to golden brown. Off heat, stir in water; transfer to bowl and set aside.
- When dough has doubled, adjust oven rack to lowest position, set baking stone on rack, and heat oven to 500°F.
- Remove dough from measuring cup and divide into 2 equal pieces using dough scraper. Working with one piece at a time, form each piece into rough ball by gently pulling edges of dough together and pinching to seal. With floured hands, turn dough ball seam-side down. Cupping dough with both hands, gently push dough in circular motion to form taut ball. Repeat with second piece.
- Brush each lightly with oil, cover with plastic wrap, and let rest 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cut two 20 inch lengths parchment paper and set aside.
- Coat fingers and palms of hands generously with oil. Using dough scraper, loosen 1 piece of dough from work surface. With well-oiled hands, hold dough aloft and gently stretch to 12-inch length (like a very large breadstick). Place on parchment sheet and gently dimple surface of dough with fingertips. Using oiled palms, push and flatten dough into 14x8 inch oval.
- Brush dough with oil and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Leaving 1/2 inch border around edge, sprinkle 1/4 cup olives, 1 tablespoon chopped anchovies, and 1 teaspoon thyme evenly over dough, then evenly scatter with half of onions. Sprinkle with fennel seeds and marjoram, if using.
- Slip parchment with tart onto pizza peel (or inverted rimless baking sheet), then slide onto hot baking stone. Bake until deep golden brown, 13 to 15 minutes. While first tart bakes, shape and top second tart.
- Remove tart from oven with peel or pull parchment onto baking sheet; transfer tart to cutting board and slide parchment out from under tart. Cool 5 minutes; sprinkle with 1 1/2 teaspoons parsley, if using. Cut tart in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise to form 8 pieces; serve immediately. While first tart cools, bake second tart.
- Dissolve yeast in 1 cup of very warm water in a large bowl. Add 1 teaspoon salt, pepper to taste and 1 tablespoon oil. Stir in 2 1/2 cups flour, half a cup at a time. Begin kneading dough in bowl, adding more flour to make it soft and not too sticky. Knead about 5 minutes. Cover, and set aside to rise 1 hour.
- Heat 3 tablespoons oil in large skillet. Add onions, 1 teaspoon salt, bay leaf, herbes de Provence and pepper to taste. Cook over low heat until onions start to soften; cover, and cook about 45 minutes, until very soft but not colored. Uncover, remove bay leaf and increase heat briefly to cook off excess liquid.
- Heat oven to 475 degrees. Punch dough down. Roll, and stretch to fit a pizza pan or jellyroll pan greased with remaining oil. Spread with onions. Arrange olives, anchovies and peppers in pattern on top. Bake 20 minutes, cut in squares or wedges and serve.
Nutrition Facts : @context http, Calories 204, UnsaturatedFat 6 grams, Carbohydrate 30 grams, Fat 7 grams, Fiber 3 grams, Protein 6 grams, SaturatedFat 1 gram, Sodium 282 milligrams, Sugar 3 grams
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