Raclette de Compton au Poivre with Beer-Braised Red Cabbage recipe
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Raclette de Compton au Poivre with Beer-Braised Red Cabbage

Dairy Farmers of Canada
  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 15 mins
  • Yields 6 servings


1 tsp (5 mL) butter
2 cups (500 mL) red cabbage, thinly sliced
1 cup (250 mL) pale or red beer
1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 lb (450 g) Raclette de Compton au poivre, sliced

Raclette wheels are washed in a brine.

Learn more about Canadian raclette.


In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and sauté cabbage for 5 minutes. Add beer, honey and pepper. Bring to a boil and let simmer until liquid becomes syrupy, about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, place raclette grill and your choice of raclette ingredients on the table.

Serve the beer-braised red cabbage hot or cold alongside the raclette ingredients and melted Raclette de Compton au poivre.


Raclette ingredient suggestions:
1 sweet potato, sliced 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) thick
1 onion, sliced
2 cups (500 mL) blanched broccoli and/or cauliflower florets
1 package (8 oz – 225 g) sliced mushrooms
2 cups (500 mL) cooked chicken or turkey, diced
1 sliced baguette
6 slices, 7 oz (20 g) each, ham or prosciutto

Cheese alternative: Canadian Aged Gouda.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Calcium: 316 Calories
Protein: 21 g
Carbohydrate: 6 g
Fat: 23 g
Fibre: 0.5 g
Sodium: 346 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 51 % / 563 mg
Vitamin B12: 58 %
Phosphorus: 38 %
Zinc: 33 %
Vitamin A: 27 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1 1/2 milk product serving(s) per person.

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