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Onion marmalade and feta stuffed bread

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


• 1 baguette • Feta discs

Onion marmalade:

• ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil
• 6 onions, sliced
• 4 cloves garlic
• 2 whole green chillies
• 2-3 tsp (10-15ml) cayenne pepper
• 3-4 tbsp (45-60ml) brown or white sugar
• ⅓ cup (80ml) water
• ¼ cup (60ml) red wine
• 3 tbsp (45ml) balsamic vinegar
• 2 bay leaves
• Salt and milled pepper

Preparation method

  1. Slice a baguette about three-quarters the way through.
  2. Butter between each slice.
  3. Liberally spread onion marmalade (recipe below) inside each slit.
  4. Halve the feta discs, then slice again to create half moon shapes. Pop in between each slice.
  5. Wrap in foil and braai over medium coals, or bake in the oven at 180°C for 15 minutes.

Onion marmalade:

  1. Heat pan and add oil.
  2. Add onions, garlic, chillies and cayenne pepper.
  3. Cook until soft and brown around the edges. Remove chillies.
  4. Add sugar and water, and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add vinegar and wine, and cook until jammy (about 20-30 minutes). Season well.
  6. Once it becomes dark brown and jammy, cool and store for up to 4 weeks in the fridge.