Experience the warmth of the French Alps with Tartiflette, a savory delight of sliced potatoes, lardons, and creamy Reblochon cheese baked to golden perfection. This classic dish embodies the rich flavors of melted cheese, smoky bacon, and earthy potatoes, promising a satisfying Alpine experience in every bite. Get ready to indulge in a cozy mountainside ambiance with this Tartiflette recipe.
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1 tbsp butter
1 kilo or 2.2 lb potatoes
300 gram or 10 oz bacon strips
5 yellow onions
1 cup cream
500 gram or 1 lb reblochon cheese
to taste pepper
- Begin by generously coating a baking dish with butter.
- Peel the potatoes and utilize a mandoline to make thin, uniform slices raw potatoes.
- Layer the delicate potato slices at the base of the dish.
- Cook the bacon cubes in a separate pan until crispy golden brown.
- Sprinkle the bacon over the bed of potatoes.
- Slice onions for a sweet and savory taste. Sauté the onions in the remaining bacon fat until they achieve a golden brown color.
- Put the caramelized onions on top of the bacon. Fill it with crème fraîche.
- Repeat the process until you filled up the oven tray or ran out of ingredients.
- Sprinkle a dash of pepper to add a subtle kick.
- Crown the creation with a of whole cheese reblochon from the Savoie.
- Cook the masterpiece in the BBQ or oven at 160ºC or 320ºF for 45 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and intensify.
- Check with a toothpick to see if the potatoes are fully cooked.