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Simple Raclette Dinner

Raclette dinners are the perfect prescription for the ailing dinner party. A leisurely meal of melted, bubbly cheese and hot, cooked-to-order meats and vegetables will ensure a good time is had by all.
Author Rebecca Lindamood


  • 1-2 pounds small potatoes boiled in their jackets and drained
  • 1 pound sliced deli ham or smoked cocktail sausages or franks
  • 1 cup pepperoni slices
  • 1/2 pound sliced deli salami
  • 1 cup each halved mushrooms sliced onions, black and/or green olives, dill pickles or cornichons, green pepper strips, and peeled garlic cloves
  • 1 baguette or other loaf of hearty bread sliced
  • 1-2 pounds assorted cheeses


  • Heat the raclette grill while laying out the meats, vegetables and bread on platters.
  • Pre-slice the cheese, or arrange it on a cutting board with a cheese plane.
  • Allow guests to cook their choice of meats and vegetables on the raclette top while melting cheese in the tray underneath.
  • Transfer the hot meats or vegetables to the plates and scrape the melted cheese over them.