Dry Sausage and its Vegetable Skewer

Ingredients :

  • 1 dry sausage
  • 8 small mushrooms
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) olive oil
  • 3 g (1 tsp.) Espelette chilli pepper
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 8 small spring onions
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 5 g (½ tbsp.) icing sugar
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 8 basil leaves

Instructions :

  • Trim the mushroom stems and peel the skin off mushroom caps.
  • Marinated  mushrooms: in a bowl, pour the olive oil, add the Espelette chilli pepper and a pinch of salt. Add mushrooms and stir. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  • Peel the onions. Put them in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain.
  • In a skillet, melt the butter until you obtain a hazelnut colour.
  • Add the onions, sprinkle icing sugar over them and caramelize for a few moments.
  • Wash the yellow bell pepper, cut it in half and remove the seeds. Using a cookie cutter, create 8 little shapes.
  • Plunge these shapes into boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes, or until very tender.
  • Wash the cherry tomatoes and basil leaves.
  • Piece together the appetizer skewers by alternating 1 piece of pepper, 1 cherry tomato, 1 caramelized onion, 1 basil leaf and 1 marinated mushroom.
  • Serve skewers with slices of dry sausage.