Raclette is a Swiss cheese, derived from cow's milk, and comes in large blocks. You can melt the cheese in a raclette grill or a raclette machine, but this equipment is not always readily available and can be quite expensive. Instead, you can melt the cheese in the oven with and serve it with meats, potatoes and assorted pickled garnishes. People often host raclette parties so that guests can enjoy the dish with wine.
Things You'll Need
- Sharp knife
- Oven-safe plate
- Unpeeled cooked small potatoes
- Black Forest ham slices
- Small ripe tomatoes
- Small whole picked
- Pickled onions
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
Remove the rind from the cheese with a sharp knife. Slice 4 oz. of raclette cheese for one serving.
Place the cheese on an oven-safe plate. Place the plate in the oven as close to the heat source as possible until it begins to bubble and melt.
Put unpeeled cooked small potatoes, Black Forest ham slices, small ripe tomatoes, small whole pickles and pickled onions on a platter.
Pour the cheese over the food on the platter.