Tarte Tatin with Jack Mackerel

This jack mackerel tarte tatin will turn your world around! You probably already know the sweet version of this traditional French pie, but the savoury version is also amazing.
  • 4 Recipe - persons
  • Recipe - time: 40 min
  • Recipe - difficulty

Recipe - ingredients

  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 medium white onion
  • 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes from a jar, drained, cut into strips
  • One 4.4-ounce (125 g) tin of mackerel in sunflower oil, drained
  • 1/2 bunch of thyme, leaves only, plus extra
  • 1 sheet of fresh puff pastry

Recipe - how do you make it

Tip: Store any remaining tarte tatin in a covered container. Reheat it in the oven or eat cold the next day.


Recipe - steps

  • 1 Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C)
  • 2 Cut the eggplant and onion into slices around 1/5 inch (0,5 cm) thick. Put the vinegar in a small bowl and dredge the vegetables through it.
  • 3 Spread the eggplant slices in a low pie pan and top with the onion slices, strips of tomato, and mackerel fillets. Sprinkle with the thyme leaves.
  • 4 Cover the tarte tatin with the puff pastry and, if necessary, cut off any excess dough. Bake the tarte tatin in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown and crusty.
  • 5 Once slightly cool, slide a large plate over the pan and carefully - but quickly - flip it over. Serve the tarte tatin scattered with the extra thyme leaves.

Mackerel fillets in sunflower oil