Tarte flambée au Munster

Makes 4
60 minutes

Ingredients

Dough

  • 250g of plain flour
  • 10ml of olive oil
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 150ml of water, lukewarm
  • 1/2 tbsp of dried thyme

Topping

  • 200g of Munster cheese
  • 200g of crème fraîche
  • 100g of cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 large white onion
  • 150g of bacon lardons
  • nutmeg, freshly grated
  • salt
  • white pepper

Method

1
Preheat the oven for at least 30 minutes at 250°C/gas mark 9 before you begin
2
Mix the flour with the salt, oil, and warm water. Add the dried thyme and knead well
3
Cover the dough and leave to rest while preparing the toppings
4
In a bowl, mix the crème fraîche, cream cheese, salt and white pepper. Finish with a light dust of nutmeg
5
Finely slice the onion and cut the bacon into small batons. Slice the Munster cheese
6
Divide the dough into 4 balls. Roll out very thinly into rectangles. Place onto baking trays and spread over a layer of the crème fraîche mixture. Scatter over the onions, lardons, and slices of Munster cheese
7
Place the tartes in the oven and reduce the oven temperature to 200°C/gas mark 6. Bake for 15–18 minutes until the cheese is melted, bubbly and golden