Cheesy Swiss bake

Cheesy Swiss bake

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(37 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 45 mins


Serves 4
A hearty Alpine-style bake with rich cheese and smoky bacon – ideal after a day on the slopes…or just a walk round the park

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal889
  • fat60g
  • saturates34g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre4g
  • protein38g
  • salt3.57g
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  • 1kg floury potato, cut into bite-sized chunks



    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • knob of butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 onion, chopped



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  • 200g smoked bacon, cut into small pieces
  • 125ml dry white wine
  • 142ml pot double cream
  • 350g raclette cheese, grated
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika


  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. In a large pan, boil the potatoes for 5 mins, then drain and tip into a large mixing bowl.

  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan and gently fry the onion until soft. Add the bacon and cook for a further 5 mins. Mix the bacon and onion with the potatoes in the bowl.

  3. Stir in the wine, cream, most of the cheese and a little paprika. Season and mix together, then spread over a large (30cm long x 4cm deep) buttered baking dish. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese, cover with foil and cook for 25 mins. Remove the foil, sprinkle a little more paprika over the top and cook for a further 20 mins until the cheese is golden brown.

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24th Nov, 2008
going to try this tomorrow, having trouble getting the cheese but will get something close. What do you guys have it with or do you have it on its own??
3rd Nov, 2008
Great recipe, simple and delicious. I used a raclette-type cheese that I picked up at a french market and it still worked very well. I wasn't sure what would go with this and so just served it with a simple salad. Does anyone have any ideas as to what to serve this with?
13th Oct, 2008
I made this today and everyone loved it. I didn't have the right cheese so used cheddar which worked well and I didn't have to use as much. They are already requesting a repeat.
23rd Jul, 2008
Loved this recipe for Monday night tea.
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20th Jul, 2008
This was so delicious! We couldn't find raclette so used gruyere instead but only used 200g as that is all we had. Leave it to rest for 10-15 mins as it's VERY hot!
5th Jul, 2008
We have made this for years under the name tartaflete, if you aregoing to make the effort you really must use raclette, you can get it by going to any good delli and putting in an order, thats what we have to do on the Island, takes about 3 days, but it is so worth it.
1st Jul, 2008
I made this and it was really nice i did not use the dry white wine, but this was still really nice
26th May, 2008
This was delicious... totally worth the calorfic content! Couldn't find any Raclette, but I live in place with no limes! Used Gruyere instead but will hunt out the Big Cheese......!
20th May, 2008
Very tasty, but very very greasy. I didn't have paprika, I used oregano and rosemary instead. I also wouldn't bother greasing next time, it all just seemed to melt and congregate at the bottom.
5th Apr, 2008
You can get good quality Swiss Raclette from Borough Market in London, Selfridges or Wholefoods.


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