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Creamy White with grilled lettuce, pea puree, bacon and onions

Creamy White with grilled lettuce, pea puree, bacon and onions

When deciding between a salad and sandwich proves too hard, this recipe is the only way to go. Sprinkled with diced bacon and plumb peas, lightly toasted bread enjoys a spread of sweet peas and sour cream. Pearl onions, grilled lettuce and smooth brie completes the dish.

4 servings
Vegetable Salty

ingredients

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 150 g Castello® Castello® Creamy White cut into small triangles
  • olive oil for the frying pan
  • 125 g bacon diced
  • 1 iceberg lettuce split in half
  • 50 g peeled pearl onions split in half

Puree:

  • 500 g thawed peas
  • ½ dl water
  • 1½ dl sour cream 38%
  • salt
  • ground black pepper pepper

Garnish:

  • fresh pea sprouts

preparation

1. Brush the bread with olive oil and grill it on a hot grill pan.

2. Heat a sauté pan and fry the bacon until it is crisp. Add the onions and fry them until they are tender. Gently mix the peas with bacon and onion and set them aside.

3. Spread olive oil on the lettuce and grill on a very hot grill pan.

4. Bring water and peas to a boil in a small saucepan covered with a lid. Cook them for about 1 minute. Let them cool afterwards in ice-cold water. Drain and blend them with sour cream, salt, and pepper to form the purée.

5. Spread the pea purée and the bacon mixture on the bread. Serve with Castello Creamy White cheese, grilled lettuce and sprinkle with fresh pea sprouts and a pinch of pepper.

tips & tricks

The pea puree also tastes good with fresh mint and a bit horseradish.