Smoked Cheddar Toast with Pickled Zucchini

Cook time 1 hour (+ marinating time)
Servings 4

Ingredients

2 zucchini, finely sliced with peeler

1 small brown onion, finely sliced on a mandolin

1 tsp of sea salt flakes

1 cup of cider vinegar

½ cup of castor sugar

1 tsp mustard seeds

½ tsp chilli flakes

¼ tsp turmeric powder

4 thick slices of sourdough bread, lightly toasted

150g smoked cheddar, grated

Smoked Cheddar Toast with Pickled Zucchini

Method

Place the zucchini and onion in a bowl.

Bring the vinegar, sugar, salt, mustard seeds, chilli and turmeric to the boil. Pour over the zucchini and coat completely. Cover and marinate for 2 hours, even better overnight.

Heat the grill element in the oven.

Sprinkle the cheese over the toast and grill until the cheese is bubbly and golden. Top with a big spoonful of the zucchini pickles.