A New England specialty with a funny name, Rinkum Tiddy is a classic. Try these warm, open-faced sandwiches for a quick lunch or dinner or a special snack.
1/2 cup butter
2 onions, peeled and chopped
1 (28-ounce) can chopped tomatoes
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon crushed dried basil
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
8 slices wheat bread, toasted
- Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; add onions and sauté until tender (about 4 minutes).
- Add tomatoes, parsley, sugar, salt, basil and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Uncover and add cheddar cheese. Stir until just melted. Serve immediately over toast.
Makes 8 servings.