Farmer's Rösti

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35 min.


Serves 4


  • 1.5 lbs potatoes
  • 11 oz carrots
  • 4 slices Appenzeller® Black Label
  • 5 oz Appenzeller® Black Label, coarsely grated
  • 2 tablespoons clarified butter
  • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary, chopped parsley, pepper, and cayenne pepper



  1. Step 1
  2. Cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker until soft. Peel while still warm, allow to cool, grate with a potato grater. Then grate in the carrots. Mix in grated cheese, chopped parsley, and rosemary.
  3. Step 2
  4. Put the butter in a frying pan, add the rösti mixture and fry lightly, turning occasionally. Season with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  5. Step 3
  6. Shape the mixture into a cake and fry over low heat for approx. 15 minutes until a golden-yellow crust forms. Turn the rösti and fry for a further approx. 10 minutes.
  7. Step 4
  8. Place the cheese slices on top of the rösti, allow to melt and garnish with parsley leaves

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