Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder
Episode: Cocktail Dinner
Print
Pissaladiere
Total:
2 hr 40 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
8 first-course servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 40 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
8 first-course servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Dough
  • 1 1/3 cups/185 g flour, plus more if needed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup/75 ml warm water
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • A grinding of pepper
Topping
  • 1/4 cup/60 ml olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds/675 g onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons herbes de Provence
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 ounces/90 g anchovy fillets, rinsed and drained, then halved lengthwise
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced (optional)
  • About 1/4 cup/25 g nicois olives, pitted

Directions

To make the dough: Make a well in the flour. Sprinkle the yeast over the warm water and set aside until dissolved and slightly foamy, about 5 minutes. Beat the egg and salt into it, and pour into the well of the flour. Gradually mix with your fingers, drawing the flour in to make the dough. Knead until smooth and elastic, adding more flour, if needed. Cover and set in a warm place to double in bulk, about 1 hour. To prepare the topping: Heat the oil in a saute pan and add the onions, herbs, salt, and pepper. Cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, until very soft, about 30 minutes. Heat the oven to 400 degrees F. When the dough is ready, punch it down and roll it out like pizza dough. Lay on a baking sheet. Top with the onions. Lay on the tomato slices in rows. Arrange a lattice of anchovies, and fill spaces with olives. Grind over pepper. Let sit 15 minutes for the dough to rise up again a bit. Bake until the crust is done, about 30 minutes.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped 2.0

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Good Eats

10am | 9c

Good Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Good Eats

11am | 10c

Good Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cake Wars

5pm | 4c

Cake Wars

6pm | 5c

Cake Wars

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Wars

9pm | 8c

Cake Wars

10pm | 9c

Cake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cake Wars

12am | 11c

Cake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Wars

2am | 1c

Cake Wars

3am | 2c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here