Tarte Flambé or Flammekueche

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A delicious alternative to standard pizzas. The sauce bacon and onions combined are a palette pleasing taste.

Ingredients

Tarte

1 1/4  C all purpose flour

3 T canola oil

5 T water

1/4  t salt

Topping

2/3 C creme fraische

2/3 C fromage blanc

1/4 t nutmeg

3/4  C bacon(turkey)

1 onion

Directions

Oven 550º F Dough recipe is for 1 tarte. 1 baking sheet [13″ by 18″] with parchment paper cut to size.

Mix flour , salt and oil together until it is crumbly. Add water gradually until dough comes together. Knead until smooth about 5 minutes. Cover and rest for 1 hour.

Topping

Slice onion very thin. Add 2 tablespoons of butter to skillet and melt. Add onions and sweat for about 5 – 7 minutes.

Cut bacon[turkey] into thin slices and fry until done.

Mix creme fraische, fromage blanc, and nutmeg together in small bowl.

Assemble tarte

Placed dough ball on baking sheet and roll and pat out dough until paper thin, Spread creme fraische mixture on dough. Add onions and bacon. Bake for about 10 minutes on lowest shelf in oven.

Remove, cut, and serve with green salad with blue cheese dressing and a dry Alsatian Riesling.

Note

Tarte flambe is also known as flammekueche

I had bacon onion and apple cinnamon tarte flambes in Strasbourg many times. They are so delicious. It was difficult finding the dough recipe but this is how I remeber it.

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