Apple, Camembert Cheese & Bacon Tartines

I’ve spent last week in France, so I thought it would be nice to share a French recipe today… and eh… who doesn’t like melted cheese?? These tartines only take half an hour to prepare and can be served either as a starter if you keep it to 1 tartine per person or as a main. The bacon and cheese are rich, so I advise to serve them with a side salad.

Apple, Camembert Cheese & Bacon Tartines - The Beginner's Cookbook Recipe
Apple, Camembert Cheese & Bacon Tartines – The Beginner’s Cookbook Recipe

What you need:

  • A knife and a chopping board
  • A pot for the apple preparation
  • A pan for the bacon
  • Some baking sheet

Ingredients for 2-3 persons:

  • 3 apples
  • 1/2 a Camembert
  • 75gr bacon (I used smoked lardons)
  • 5 to 6 bread slices (I like using the Poilane Bread Sliced Walnut)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper

Before you start:

  • Peel the apples & cut them in small pieces

Ready to go?

  • Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C.
  • Let’s start with the apple preparation; in a pot:
    • Melt the butter on medium-high heat and add all the apple chunks
    • Cook for 10 minutes till the apple chunks become soft, and stir from time to time.
    • Add the vinegar and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • While your apples are cooking, let’s prepare the bacon:
    • In a pan over medium-high heat cook the bacon for around 7 minutes, till they brown (no need to add butter or olive oil)
  • On each slice of bread, add:
    • The apple preparation
    • Some bacon
    • A couple of slices of Camembert cheese
    • Salt & pepper
  • Place the tartines on a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with a mixed salad.
  • BON APPÉTIT !
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