5 Dishes Where Gruyère (AOC, Western Switzerland) Is The Main Ingredient

1. Croque Monsieur: A classic French grilled cheese sandwich made with diced ham, Gruyère cheese and lightly toasted bread. The sandwich is fried in butter on each side leaving a crispy outer layer and a gooey, melted Gruyère cheese center.

2. Fondue: A classic Swiss dish of melted Gruyère and Emmental cheese cooked in white wine with garlic and kirschwasser. Served with cubes of bread to dip into the pot of melted cheese.

3. Gratin Dauphinois: A classic French dish of thinly sliced potatoes baked in a creamy Gruyère cheese sauce.

4. Raclette: A Swiss specialty of melting slices of Gruyère cheese over tiny potatoes and vegetables, served with pickles and charcuterie.

5. Tartiflette: A traditional recipe from the Savoy region of France featuring diced potatoes cooked in a Gruyère cheese and cream sauce. The dish is baked until golden, giving it a comforting, creamy texture. Serve with a crisp green salad.