Onion & Fig Tartines


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The Forest Feast Mediterranean: Simple Vegetarian Recipes Inspired by My Travels

The Forest Feast Mediterranean

By Erin Gleeson

Published 2019

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All over the French Riviera I saw variations on the idea of an open-faced sandwich, or tartine. The size of the bread slices varied, as well as the toppings. With a glass of rosé, to me, this is a perfect light meal.


  • 1 T Butter
  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • 1 T balsamic


  1. very thinly slice ½ large onion (use a mandoline if you have one)
  2. sauté the onion for 15 min on med/low heat, stirring often, with:
  3. toast 4 slices of crusty French bread & top each slice (in this order) with: 2 T goat cheese, 1 T fig jam, a spoonful of the onions, a pinch of pine nuts, a drizzle of olive oil, plus salt & pepper to taste.