Tartines with blue cheese, fig & ham

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Put together a casual French table for lunch with friends, with charcuterie and cheese from the deli and homemade snacks

  • Prep:20 mins
    Cook:5 mins
    Plus cooling
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 57
  • fat 3g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 5g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0.39g


  • 1 small baguette, thinly sliced into 20 pieces
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 100g Roquefort
  • 5 slices prosciutto, each torn into 4 pieces
  • 5 figs, quartered


Green salad with beans & walnuts
Mix 140g crisp lettuce leaves with a good handful cooked green beans, 2 thinly sliced shallots and a handful toasted chopped walnuts. Make a dressing with 1 tbsp red wine vinegar, 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, 1 tsp Dijon mustard and seasoning in a screw-top jar. Shake and pour over salad just before serving.Classic Kir Royale
Add 1-2 tbsp cassis to 6 Champagne or wine glasses, then top up with Champagne.


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Brush the baguette slices with olive oil and season. Arrange on baking trays, then bake for 5 mins until crisp. Cool before spreading over some cheese and topping each tartine with a piece of ham and a fig quarter. Add a little ground black pepper, if you like.

  2. Serve with a couple of crusty baguettes and some nice French cheeses and meats, arranged on boards and platters with tapenade, cornichons and hard-boiled quails eggs. Add a bowl of salad and Kir Royale to drink (see recipes below).

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