Allergy free and gluten free sausage farinata with red onions and rosemary

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Allergy free and gluten free sausage farinata with red onions and rosemary
Allergy free and gluten free sausage farinata with red onions and rosemary
Calories per serving:302
Ready in:1 hour, 40 minutes
Prep. time:1 hour, 10 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:17th October 2015

Farinata is a rustic Italian flat bread from Liguria. Since it is always made with chickpea flour, it naturally gluten free. In this recipe, debbie&andrew’s sausages are added for extra flavour.

For a full Italianate experience, this should be called ‘farinata con salsiccia e cipolle rosse’.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat your oven to 200° C (400° F - gas 6), [fan oven 180° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]


  1. Mix the chickpea flour with the salt and water. Whisk well to form a smooth batter and leave at room temperature for 1-4 hours for the chickpea to soak.
  2. 2 Preheat oven to 200◦C (fan)
  3. 3 Close to the end of the soaking time, cook the sliced onions and a teaspoon of
  4. oil in a frying pan on a moderate heat until softened (approx 12 mins). Remove the onions from the pan and then fry the sausage meat until browned all over – (approx 4 mins)
  5. 4 Take a deep sided baking pan about 22cm x 22cm and pour in 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Place in the oven for 3 mins to prepare for cooking the farinata. Carefully remove from the oven and pour the batter into the hot pan, then evenly scatter over the sausage meat, onions and rosemary. Return the tray back into the oven and cook for 15 minutes till brown on top and firm to touch
  6. Remove from oven, allow to cool then cut into slices and serve

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