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Tarte Flambée

As far as Alsatian cuisine goes, tarte flambée is one of the most iconic. That’s why we’ve added it to our list of party food that should always be enjoyed with a cold pint of Kronenbourg 1664.

This distant relative of pizza has a bread dough base and a top layer comprised of crème fraîche, onions and lardons. It’s a delicious dish that’s made for sharing and is the perfect companion to Kronenbourg 1664.

This tarte flambée recipe is certain to be a crowd pleaser and to be enjoyed with friends and family. Take a look at our ingredients and follow the simple steps below to learn how to make this party favourite. Bon appétit!

Ingredients

Number of servings – 1 tarte
  • • 225g flour
  • • 2 tbsp oil
  • • 2 onions
  • • 120g bacon lardons
  • • 2 tbsp butter
  • • 210g crème fraîche
  • • 100ml water

Instructions

  1. Start by mixing your flour and two tablespoons of salt into a bowl to make your dough.
  2. Gradually pour 100ml of warm water over the mix before letting the dough rest for an hour.
  3. Next, fry your bacon lardons in a pan until crispy.
  4. Sauté your onions in two tablespoons of butter once you have sliced them into rings. Five minutes usually does the trick.
  5. The next step is to roll out your pastry as thin as possible in a rectangle shape.
  6. Then spread your crème fraîche mixture across your dough.
  7. Sprinkle your onions and bacon over the mix and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes.
  8. Once baked, take the tray out of the oven and slice into pieces*.
  9. Finally, sit down with a Kronenbourg 1664, and watch as your guests enjoy your tarte flambée, guaranteed to be A Taste Suprême!

Tips: Why not try replacing your bacon lardons with thinly sliced pepperoni to create a slightly different taste?

*This recipe can be served as one pizza or cut into as many slices to share as preferred

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