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Raclette with smoked bacon and fine herb salad

Raclette with smoked bacon and fine herb salad
4
20M
45M
1H 5M

Ingredients

Fine herb salad

Method

1.Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender (25-35 minutes), drain, cool slightly, peel, coarsely chop and set aside.
2.Meanwhile, heat half the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat, add onion and bacon, Saute until onion is tender (10-12 minutes). Remove from pan, set aside, keep warm. Wipe pan clean, increase heat to high, add remaining oil and fry potato in batches until golden and crisp (3-5 minutes). Meanwhile, preheat grill to high heat. Combine potato, onion mixture and thyme in a 2-litre shallow ovenproof serving bowl, scatter with raclette, season to taste and grill until golden and bubbling (3-5 minutes).
3.Meanwhile, for fine herb salad, combine herbs in a bowl, set aside. Whisk lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil together in a separate bowl, season to taste and gently toss through salad. Serve with hot raclette, cornichons and pickled onions.

Raclette is a semi-hard cheese available from select delicatessens.

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