CHEF JEFF -- ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Herring with Apples and Bacon on Toast
Not everyone likes herring, but those who do will appreciate the following recipe. Herring with Apples and Bacon on Toast 1 6-ounce jar pickled herring or herring in wine 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon chopped chive...
Not everyone likes herring, but those who do will appreciate the following recipe.
Herring with Apples and Bacon on Toast
1 6-ounce jar pickled herring or herring in wine
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon chopped chives
Freshly ground pepper
6 slices bacon
1 apple, quartered, cored, sliced
1 bunch watercress, chopped
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 slices bread
Cut herring chunks into pieces. Combine with sour cream, vinegar, chives and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain; set aside.
Mix apple slices, watercress, lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toast 3 slices of bread; cut each in half diagonally. Top each piece of toast with bacon. Top bacon with herring mixture. Finish each with a topping of watercress salad.
Yield: 6 appetizer servings.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 182 calories, 5 11 grams fat, 13 milligrams cholesterol, 12 grams carbohydrates, 8 grams protein, 552 milligrams sodium, 1 gram fiber.
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