Tarte Flambee

Adapted from Food Republic

tarte flambeeIngredients:

  • 8 oz pancetta
  • 1 Vidalia onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 8 oz crème fraîche
  • 1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 batch pizza dough or pie crust
  • Garnish with thinly sliced scallions

Directions: 

  • Fry bacon over high heat until some fat has rendered off but bacon is not yet crisp.
  • Remove bacon, chop into 1/2-inch pieces and set aside, leaving the fat in the pan.
  • Fry onions in bacon fat until cooked through and just caramelized, about 15 minutes, and allow to cool. 
  • Preheat oven to 450°.
  • Combine garlic, sour cream, crème fraîche and nutmeg in a bowl and season to taste with salt and pepper. 
  • Prepare dough and place on pizza stone or baking sheet.
  • Layer with cream mixture, onions and bacon. 
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until crust is golden brown and bacon is crisp.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Garnish with chives.

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