Swiss Fried Potatoes (Rosti)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 inch salted water to boiling. Add potatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook until tender, 30 to 35 minutes. Peel and shred potatoes or cut into 1/4 inch strips.
  2. Heat butter in skillet until melted. Add potatoes, onions, and cheese.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook uncovered over medium heat, turning frequently, until potatoes start to brown, about 10 minutes, adding 1 to 2 Tblsp. butter to prevent sticking if necessary.
  4. Press potatoes with spatula to form a flat cake; sprinkle with water. Cover and cook over low heat, without stirring, until bottom is golden brown and crusty, about 10 minutes. Place inverted platter over skillet; invert potatoes onto platter.
Most Helpful

So tasty and simple to make. Great side dish with ham. Made for your win Football Pool 11 week 17

School Chef January 07, 2012

Fast and easy I added parsley and used cheddar because that's what I had on hand. Thank you made for ZWT 7 for Saucy Silverados.

Jamilahs_Kitchen June 17, 2011

This is pure comfort food heaven! I could not stop eating this lovely rosti. Perfectly flavored by the onions and Gruyere.

under12parsecs June 14, 2011