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Raclette Vegetarian Style

Raclette cheese smells funny. It’s got a powerful aroma that you could be un complimentary about.

But then again.

It makes a great way to share food with people. It’s similar to the cook your own dinner that I wrote about.

What is raclette?

It’s a cheese from Switzerland. I first had a raclette experience as a teenager in Germany in the eighties.

When you get together for a meal with this food, it involves a raclette grill. The grill has individual pans for cooking at the table and a large grill plate above the heating element.

There are many ways to serve the food but we have the following:

-cooked potato slices
-finely chopped raw shallots
-garlic oil
-various chopped raw vegetables including mushrooms, tomato, bell peppers, asparagus spears, courgettes
-crusty bread

All of these are preped in advance and put out on the table.

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Then each person starts cooking.

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The grill is great for the asparagus and courgettes.

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The cheese bubbles and it’s ready.

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5 comments on “Raclette Vegetarian Style

  1. Grower
    January 11, 2015

    That looks so good. I had no idea raclette was a kind of cheese. I just always thought it was the way of cooking it. How do you actually eat it? With a fork or do you dip the veggies in it?

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    • lizard100
      January 11, 2015

      Its like chesse on toast, melted on top of the veggies. So we just slide it onto a plate and thrn tuck in.

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  2. Frugal Hausfrau
    January 12, 2015

    What a fun and perfectly simple Gourmet meal! It looks like an excuse for a party!! I love the grill. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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