Aelplermagronen (Swiss Pasta)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is how the Aelplermagronen are prepared in the [Swiss] canton of Unterwalden. In Uri, the potatoes are left out.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 9 ounces potatoes
  • salt, to taste
  • 9 ounces straight hollow noodles
  • 7 ounces grated cheese (type not specified so use what you like)
  • 34 cup cream
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large onions


  1. Peel and dice the potatoes.
  2. Boil in salted water.
  3. Add the noodles shortly before the potatoes are done (read the directions on the package first).
  4. The potatoes should be soft.
  5. Drain and arrange in alternate layers with the cheese in a deep baking dish. Pour in the cream and place in the hot oven for a few minutes until the cheese melts.
  6. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a skillet.
  7. Slice the onions and saute until they turn light brown.
  8. Spread over the noodles and potatoes.
  9. Serve with apple puree or salad.
Most Helpful

i put the potatoes in it was a nice casserole i liked the caramelized onion in the noodles i cooked everything stove top it was OK

Dienia B. March 16, 2012