November 16, 2012

Apple, Walnut and Raclette Frittata

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: Apple, Walnut and Raclette Frittata


This recipe features local produce from 9 Bean Rows Farm, Amon Orchards, Providence Farm and locally produced products from Leelanau Cheese.



Ingredients

Local black walnuts
Homemade green onion infused olive oil (recipe link)
Farm fresh local eggs
Farm fresh local red onions
Farm fresh local granny smith apple
Farm fresh local flat parsley
Local raclette cheese
Homemade hard apple butter 


Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

In a medium metal sauce pan on low heat, toast one half cup black walnuts. Remove black walnuts from heat, cool and chop cooled black walnuts.

Separate twelve egg whites to a large glass mixing bowl. Thin
ly slice one half cup red onion and separate into rings. Slice one large granny smith apple. Remove stems from one cup flat parsley. Cube one cup raclette cheese.

Warm two tablespoons green onion infused oil in a large metal skillet over medium heat. Lay half of the onion rings on the bottom of the skillet and cook for two minutes. Gently pour in egg whites on top of the onion rings. Layer on half the apple slices, half the flat parsley and half the raclette cheese.

Cook frittata on medium heat uncovered for five minutes until the eggs begin to set. Layer on the remaining onion rings, apple slices and flat parsley. Transfer frittata to the oven and bake uncovered in the over for ten minutes.

Remove frittata from oven and add remaining raclette cheese, toasted black walnuts and bake for five additional minutes. Remove frittata from oven and let rest for five minutes. Plate each frittata serving with one tablespoon of hard apple butter.