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Recipe for A Southern North African Sandwich by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for A Southern North African Sandwich by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect A Southern North African Sandwich. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 2 hr 1 min to make this recipe. The A Southern North African Sandwich recipe should make enough food for 4 to 6 servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this A Southern North African Sandwich recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this A Southern North African Sandwich recipe.

Ingredients for A Southern North African Sandwich

  • 1/4 cup plus 1 cup warm water (approximately 110 degrees)
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour or bread flour
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Curly lettuce, for garnish
  • 2 medium size eggplants
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • Paprika
  • Cayenne
  • 3 green tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 2 red peppers, roasted, peeled and seeded
  • 3 fresh small red chiles, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed cardamom seeds
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions for A Southern North African Sandwich

  1. For the Kesra: In a small bowl of 1/4 cup warm water, stir in the yeast and sugar. Stir lightly until yeast begins to dissolve. Allow mixture to stand until it begins to bubble, about 10 minutes.
  2. In a standing mixer bowl, put flour and 1/3 cup of cornmeal. Make a well in the center and add yeast mixture, salt, and melted butter. Knead the bread and gradually add remaining warm water until dough is smooth and elastic.
  3. Sprinkle baking sheet with olive oil and then dust with cornmeal. Separate the dough into 2 balls of equal size and sprinkle sesame seeds evenly over the loaves and flatten into round circles. Cover the doughs with a clean towel and let rise in warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Prick the top of each dough with a fork all over. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Lower heat to 375 degrees and bake an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until crusty and golden brown.
  6. For the Vegetables: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  7. Cut the eggplant into 1/4-inch round slices and sprinkle with salt, let sit in colander for 10 minutes until bitter juices are extracted.
  8. Rinse the slices, and toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast the eggplant slices until they are tender and a little crisp.
  9. Mix flour and cornmeal and season with spices, to your taste. Coat each tomato slice with mixture and heat butter in heavy skillet (preferably cast iron). Add the tomatoes and cook until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels.
  10. For the Harissa: Process all the ingredients in a food processor. Season, to taste, and reserve in a small bowl.
  11. To assemble sandwich, spread 2 slices of Kesra with Harissa spread. Place a layer of eggplant, then tomatoes on bottom slice. Curly lettuce is optional. Top with other slice of bread.

Cookware for your recipe

You will find below are cookware items that could be needed for this A Southern North African Sandwich recipe or similar recipes. Feel free to skip to the next item if it doesn’t apply.

  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
  • Steamers
  • Colander
  • Skillet
  • Knives
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • Easy Lunch Recipes
  • Lunch – Lunch is a meal eaten around midday. During the 20th century, the meaning gradually narrowed to a meal eaten midday. Lunch is commonly the second meal of the day, after breakfast. The meal varies in size depending on the culture, and significant variations exist in different areas of the world.
  • Easy Baking
  • Roasted Vegetable
  • Roasting – Roasting is a cooking method that uses dry heat where hot air covers the food, cooking it evenly on all sides with temperatures of at least 150 °C (300 °F) from an open flame, oven, or other heat source. Roasting can enhance the flavor through caramelization and Maillard browning on the surface of the food. Roasting uses indirect, diffused heat (as in an oven), and is suitable for slower cooking of meat in a larger, whole piece. Meats and most root and bulb vegetables can be roasted. Any piece of meat, especially red meat, that has been cooked in this fashion is called a roast. Meats and vegetables prepared in this way are described as “roasted”, e.g., roasted chicken or roasted squash.
  • Cast Iron Skillet
  • African – African or Africans may refer to:
  • American – American(s) may refer to:
  • Southern Recipes
  • Sandwich – A sandwich is a food typically consisting of vegetables, sliced cheese or meat, placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein bread serves as a container or wrapper for another food type. The sandwich began as a portable, convenient finger food in the Western world, though over time it has become prevalent worldwide. In the 21st century there has been considerable debate over the precise definition of sandwich; and specifically whether a hot dog or open sandwich can be categorized as such. In the United States, the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration are the responsible agencies. The USDA uses the definition, “at least 35% cooked meat and no more than 50% bread” for closed sandwiches, and “at least 50% cooked meat” for open sandwiches.Sandwiches are a popular type of lunch food, taken to work, school, or picnics to be eaten as part of a packed lunch. The bread may be plain or be coated with condiments, such as mayonnaise or mustard, to enhance its flavour and texture. As well as being homemade, sandwiches are also widely sold in various retail outlets and can be served hot or cold. There are both savoury sandwiches, such as deli meat sandwiches, and sweet sandwiches, such as a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.The sandwich is named after its supposed inventor, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. The Wall Street Journal has described it as Britain’s “biggest contribution to gastronomy”.

Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies Read Full Chef Bio Here .

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