The white onions of Gamal, are a variety of onion cultivated, in fact, in Gamal, a village in the province of Ragusa. Their main feature, about the size, are huge and very sweet onions, especially if well cooked. It is a product included in the list of traditional food products and we at Casa Costantino, always attentive to the quality of the ingredients used and in search of the more traditional ones, we could not presentarvela in its preparation more Classic, roasted and stuffed with tasty breadcrumbs. Given the generous size, it can be used as a single dish, I assure you that an onion will be enough to satisfy you even if its extraordinary sweetness makes you want to take again. Let's see how we proceed to prepare this delight.
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4 Gamal Onions
250 grams of breadcrumbs
5 anchovy fillets
1 tablespoon of capers
1/2 Chili Peppers
Salt and oil E.V.O. Taste
We mix half chilli and add to the other ingredients, finally, two tablespoons of oil and stir well until we get a sandy compound. Let rest a few minutes while continuing with the preparation of the other ingredients.
We clean the onions then tagliamole in half for the direction of the width. Let's act on a drip pan lined with parchment paper, we widen as much as possible the lower part of the onions so as to allow to penetrate as much as possible the filling. We start to stuff the onion abundant with the condiment then add a drizzle of oil, we cover the onions with their upper part, we climb and bathe in oil then we supply, in oven preheated to 240 °, for 45-50 ' having the foresight to verify, Once in a while, the onions are cooked to the center. When ready, we can churn them out and prepare to serve.
A rustic dish like this, deserves to be served on dishes that exalt its nature. We place the onion in the center of a plate of the artisan company Vasai to achieve this effect and accompagniamola with an excellent glass of wine.