Savoury Apple and Cheddar Galette

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Savoury Apple and Cheddar Galette

The perfect combo of flavours!

What is it about apple season that makes me think I need to have 10lbs of fresh apples in the house at all times until the season is over? Not even mad about it because this savoury apple galette is the perfect way to put some of them to use. Made with an easy galette dough recipe that comes together easily in the food processor. Crisp apples with a touch of extra sweetness from the apple sauce and melty sharp extra old white cheddar for that perfect combination of sweet and savoury. The perfect recipe to kick of the new season with!

Savoury Apple and Cheddar Galette
Savoury Apple and Cheddar Galette
Savoury Apple and Cheddar Galette
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Savoury Apple and Cheddar Galette

This savoury apple galette is the perfect way to enjoy those in season apples at the moment! Made with sharp cheddar and an easy flaky galette dough made easy in the food processor. Galette dough recipe from Foolproof Living

  • Author: Tanya Bates

Ingredients

Galette Dough (Foolproof Living’s Foolproof Galette Dough Recipe)

  • 1 1/2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp of Sea Salt
  • 10 Tbsp of Cold Un-salted Butter Cut into cubes
  • 4-5 Tbsp of Ice Cold Water (may vary – I ended up using close to 7-8 Tbsp)
  • Egg Yolk (whisked) or Buttermilk to brush the edges

Filling

  • Medium-Large Apples of Choice Cored and Sliced
  • 2 Tbsp of Apple Sauce
  • 2 Cups of Sharp Extra Old White Cheddar Shredded
  • A couple sprigs of thyme to Garnish

 

Instructions

  1. Add flour and salt to a food processor and pulse a couple times until combined
  2. Then add cold butter to the food processor and pulse 6-8 times or until combines and crumbly
  3. One by one by the Tbsp, add iced cold water just until the dough is formed
  4. Remove and place on a floured surface. Form dough into a ball and flattened into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap and place in the fridge for an hour before use
  5. While dough is chilling, add apple slice to a large bowl and using a spoon toss in the apple sauce
  6. Preheat oven to 375F
  7. Once the dough has chilled, roll it out on a well floured surface into a large roughed circle (don’t make the dough too thin!) then transfer to parchment paper
  8. Place 1/2 the shredded cheddar in the centre of the dough, leaving about a 3 inch border around
  9. Layer overlapping apples onto of cheddar and roll the edges of the dough, folding over as you form the crust.
  10. Brush the edges with egg wash or buttermilk (I used buttermilk because I had it on hand)
  11. Spread the rest of the cheddar over top with a bit on the edges
  12. Place the apple galette in the oven and allow to bake for roughly 45 minutes or until the dough is slightly browned and flaky
  13. Allow to cool on a cooling rack for 20 minutes before serving. Slice and garnish with fresh thyme

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