CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Onion-Apple BitesApples and onions are a tasty combo.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Apples and onions are a tasty combo.
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 pound yellow onions, thinly sliced
½ teaspoon salt
2 Granny Smith or other tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 sheet frozen puff pastry, defrosted just before use
3 ounces fontina cheese, shredded
1 tablespoon minced thyme leaves
Melt butter in frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onions and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft. Add apples. Stir to coat. Reduce heat. Cook, stirring often, until onions are medium brown. Stir in pepper and salt to taste. Cool for 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Unwrap puff pastry sheet. Cut sheet into 16 squares, then halve diagonally to make 32 triangles. Arrange them on baking sheet. Place spoonful of cooled onion-apple mixture on triangles. Top with fontina and thyme. Bake until puffed and golden.
Yield: 32 triangles.
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