Barbecue Hot Dogs with Caramelised Onions

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

Source: Taste


40-60ml extra virgin olive oil
2 brown onions, thinly sliced into rings
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
4 good-quality pork sausages, pricked
1 baguette, split, cut crossways into 4 pieces
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 ripe tomatoes, sliced
Tomato sauce, to serve (optional)

Cooking Instructions: 
  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan over low heat. Add the onion and thyme. Season. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until golden, adding more oil if necessary. Transfer to a bowl. Set aside and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat a barbecue flatplate on medium heat. Cook the sausages, turning frequently, for 10-12 minutes or until charred and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and set aside to rest.
  3. Toast the baguette on the barbecue until warm. Spread with mustard. Fill with the tomato slices, sausages and onion. Serve with tomato sauce, if using.