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Cheese Bacon&Thyme Tartiflette

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  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 kg waxy potatoes, such as Maris Piper, unpeeled and thinly sliced
  • 284 ml pot Select Farm double cream
  • 275 g thick cut smoked British bacon rindless back rashers, chopped
  • 250 g Reblochon de Savoie Cheese cut into thin slices (Reblochon could be replaced with Brie or Chaumes)
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 300 ml Select Farm Semi-Skimmed Milk
  • Half a 15g pack fresh thyme
Servings: 6

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C, gas mark 4, and lightly grease a 1.5-litre ovenproof dish. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the bacon and onion over a medium heat for 4-5 minutes until beginning to brown.
  2. Chop the thyme, reserving a few leaves for garnish. Place the thyme, cream, milk and garlic in a large pan. Bring to a simmer, then add the potatoes, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the bacon and onions and season with a little freshly ground black pepper. Place half the potato mixture in the bottom of the dish, then place half the sliced cheese over the potatoes. Repeat, finishing with a layer of cheese.
  3. Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes, until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife and the top is golden brown. Garnish with the remaining thyme, and serve with Waitrose Tenderleaf Salad and some chunks of Grand Mange Blanc bread.
  4. TIPS: This dish can be assembled ready to cook several hours in advance or the day before. Cool, then cover with clingfilm and leave in the fridge until required. Allow 10-15 minutes extra time in the oven if cooking straight from the fridge, then continue from step 3. Peel the potatoes if you prefer. The Reblochon could be replaced with Brie or Chaumes.

Estimated Nutrient Breakdown:

Calories: 4,082.34
Weight: 2,290.41g
Total Fat: 304.81g
Saturated Fat: 152.74g
Trans-Fat: 0.44g
Monounsaturated Fat: 107.85g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 26.45g
Protein: 124.65g

Cholesterol: 854.50g
Sodium: 3,701.97g
Calcium: 1,199.69g
Magnesium: 391.72g
Potassium: 6,034.24g
Iron: 12.03g
Zink: 14.32g
Phosphorus: 1,929.36

Vit A: 1,801.60
Vit B1: 2.02
Vit B2: 2.76
Vit B3: 23.27
Vit B6: 4.70
Vit B12: 7.41
Vit D: 329.06
Vit E: 329.06
Vit K1: 35.49


Caution: Sulfites
Health Notes: Peanut-Free,Tree-Nut-Free,Alcohol-Free,
Notes: My sister says this recipe is glamorous!

Author: BBC Good Food
Tags: Wild Food Box,Cheese,Bacon

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