French Pate on Toast with Caramelised Onion Relish

Published 21st December, 2021

Cuisine: French   Serves: 4

Preparation: 30 Mins   Cooking: 20 Mins


  • 1 French Baguette
  • 200 gm French Pate
  • Thyme Leaves, to serve
  • Black Pepper, to serve

Caramelised Onion Relish

  • 1 kg Brown onions, sliced
  • 2 tbls Olive Oil
  • ⅓ cup Brown Sugar
  • ⅓ cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • Black Pepper, cracked


  1. To prepare the caramelised onion relish, heat the Olive Oil in a heavy based pot over medium heat, add the onions & cook for 10-15 mins, stirring frequently until the onion is soft.
  2. Reduce the heat to low, add the sugar & balsamic vinegar, season with sea salt & pepper & cook for 15 mins or until the onions are caramelised & the sauce thick. Store in sterilised jars.
  3. Preheat oven to 180℃
  4. Slice the baguette into thin slices, arrange the slices on trays lined with baking paper and place into the oven. Allow to cook until golden and crisp.
  5. To assemble, remove the pate from the wrapper, with a warm knife cut thin slices and place on the toasts. Top each slice of pate with the caramelised onion jam, sprinkle over the thyme leaves and grind over some black pepper.