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Bacon and Pear Tartine (Toast) Recipe

Bacon and Pear Tartine

A delightful flavour packed open-faced version of the standard grill cheese

Preparation 10 min
Total 20 min
4 servings


  • 4 Slices of Villaggio Artesano® Original White Bread
  • 2 Pears
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Butter
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Sugar
  • 1 Tsp (5g) Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp (2.5g) Cardamom
  • 1/4 Cup (60g) Mayonnaise
  • 12 Slices Thick-Cut Maple Bacon – Cooked
  • 8 Slices of Brie
  • 1/2 Cup (125g) Slivered Almonds
  • 1/2 Cup (125mL) Maple Syrup


  1. Cut both pears into quarters, remove the core, and slice each quarter section in half again.
  2. In a skillet, over medium-high heat, melt butter, then add in sugar, cardamon, and cinnamon until incorporated.
  3. Add in the pear slices and sauté for about 2-3 mins. per side until golden brown and caramelized.
  4. Toast 4 slices of bread then spread each slice with mayonnaise.
  5. Layer each toasted slice with the brie, bacon, and top it with the pear slices evenly.
  6. Sprinkle with the slivered almonds and drizzle with maple syrup.