January 15, 2012

Grilled Kale and Raclette Baguette

Minimalist farm-to-table recipes created with local fresh produce paired with homemade infused oils, dressings, marinades, pestos and sauces.  By eating seasonally, we reap the benefits of good health through nutrition from fresh, unprocessed and sustainable produce.

Recipe: Grilled Kale and Raclette Baguette

This recipe features local produce from 9 Bean Rows Farm, Birch Point Farm and locally produced products from 9 Bean Rows Bakery and Leelanau Cheese.


Farm fresh local green bor kale
Farm fresh local red bor kale
Farm fresh local red onion
Farm fresh local chives
Local raclette cheese 
Farm fresh local artisan baguette
Homemade green onion infused olive oil (recipe link)
Sea salt
Smoked pepper
Local prepared horseradish 


Remove one cup green bor kale and one cup red bor kale from stems and add to warm pan with one teaspoon green onion infused olive oil, sea salt and a pinch of smoked pepper. Cook kale for one minute, flip and cook for another minute then remove kale. 

Slice baguette into two sandwiches, cut in half and toast in pan with one teaspoon green onion infused olive oil. Slice one quarter cup onion, one half cup cheese and chop one quarter cup chives. 

Per sandwich, add one half cup kale to bottom bread, top with half the onions, half the cheese, half the chives, and another half cup kale. Spread one teaspoon horseradish (more if desired) on top baguette slice and place sandwich in warm pan with a plate of top for a few minutes until cheese is melted.