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Anne's Croute au Fromage

January 01, 2010

Ingredients

  • ½ teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • pinches of salt and pepper
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 8 ounces raclette cheese, grated or thinly sliced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 large slices of day-old, dense bread

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425º. Grease an 8 x 8-inch baking dish with olive oil. Set aside.

In a small bowl, blend egg yolks with milk, garlic, salt, pepper and nutmeg. In separate bowl, beat egg whites until firm. Fold egg whites and cheese into egg yolk mixture.

Pour wine into a shallow dish or pie plate and soak bread very lightly. Place bread in bottom of the baking dish. Cover with egg-cheese mixture. 
Bake for 10–15 minutes or until slightly puffed and golden on top.

Serve immediately.

Ingredients

  • ½ teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • pinches of salt and pepper
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 8 ounces raclette cheese, grated or thinly sliced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 large slices of day-old, dense bread
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