Recipe Tip: Spring Onions with Salvitxada

Recipe Tip: Spring Onions with Salvitxada

Top Recipe for 4 Persons by Severin Corti. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Spring onions Catalan style – served with a sauce of almonds, tomatoes and peppers.



    1. Step 1

      In the original version, the onions are grilled on an open fire. However, they can also be charred under the oven grill.
    2. Step 2

      Preheat the grill to maximum. First grill the tomatoes and the unpeeled garlic for about 20 minutes until the skin is cracked and charred.
    3. Step 3

      Leave to cool, then peel. Coarsely chop the almonds in a blender.
    4. Step 4

      Add the paprika, garlic, tomatoes, bread soaked in vinegar, coarsely chopped parsley and olive oil and blend until medium fine in texture.
    5. Step 5

      Season with salt. Place the spring onions under the grill and roast until the outer layer of skin is completely charred.
    6. Step 6

      Turn them over and over again. After about 30 minutes, take them out, spread them out and let the next batch of onions char in the same way.
    7. Step 7

      If you want, you can peel off the burnt skin before serving, but real aficionados prefer to do it themselves – it tastes better somehow.
    8. Step 8

      To serve lay the spring onions flat on a plate and top with the salsa.