Bacon and sage fougasse

  • makes 1 large loaf
  • Easy

Try this bacon and sage fougasse which takes only 20 minutes in the oven. Perfect to tear and share with friends for a weekend brunch.



  • bacon lardons 200g
  • bread or pizza mix 1 packet/280g
  • sage leaves 1 bunch, chopped
  • parmesan 50g, grated
  • olive oil


  • Step 1

    Fry ½ of the lardons until crisp, then drain on kitchen paper. Make up the dough following pack instructions then add the cooked lardons, chopped sage and grated cheese.

    Oil a baking sheet, then press the dough into a 2cm-thick oval on it. Cover and rise in a warm place for 30 minutes, then cut 3 slashes into the dough and pull apart.

    Scatter with the uncooked lardons, drizzle with olive oil, and bake at 220c/fan 200c/gas 7 for about 20 minutes until golden.