Raclette Melt with Pears

Raclette Melt with Pears
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:03 Cooking
  • 0:13 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 2

    pears

  • 8

    slices of cheese raclette or gruyere

  • mesclun lettuce as needed

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    toasted hazelnuts or pecans

  • port vinaigrette

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    honey

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    white wine vinegar

  • 4 Tbsp.
    (60 mL)

    walnut oil

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    port

  • salt and pepper

Preparation

Wash, core and cut Bartlett pears into 8 slices.

On a baking sheet, place pear slices with one slice of Canadian Raclette on each.

Broil 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Place two Canadian Raclette melts on bed of mesclun lettuce and sprinkle with toasted hazelnuts or pecans.

Prepare Port vinaigrette: combine honey, white wine vinegar, walnut oil and Port. Drizzle 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) on salad. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Source: Féd. producteurs de lait du Québec

Wine and meal pairing

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Delicate and light
These dry, more delicate wines stand out with their pale colour, simple fruit aromas, and the sensation of freshness their acidity brings forth.
Product category: white wine.

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