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Baked apples and streaky bacon

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time25 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
12 strips applewood smoked streaky bacon
4 to 6 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only
3 medium golden apples
Extra-virgin olive oil
25g caster sugar
Baby rocket
1) Preheat the oven to 190C/Gas Mark 5 .

2) Arrange the bacon on a sheet tray, sprinkle with some of the thyme and bake until crispy, about 12 to 15 mins.

3) Slice the apples horizontally to create 5 to 6 cross sections of the apple. On a separate sheet tray lined with a silpat or parchment paper lay the apples out in a single layer and drizzle with a little olive oil. Sprinkle a little sugar and thyme on each slice then bake in the oven until the apples begin to dehydrate and sugar has melted and caramelised, about 8 to 10 mins.

4) To serve, lay the apple and bacon slices, alternating, in a long overlapping line on a serving platter. Or, break the bacon pieces in half and reassemble the apple slices back together, placing crispy bacon pieces in between each slice. Garnish with rocket and serve.

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