Swiss Rösti
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 4large russet potatoes
  • 4Tbsp butter
  • 1/2tsp salt
  1. Peel potatoes and coarsely grate using the large hole side of a box grater or a rosti blade in a mandolin.
  2. Melt 2 Tbsps butter in an 8-10″ non-stick skillet over medium low heat. Add the grated potatoes. Spread them evenly around the skillet. The depth should not exceed 1-2 inches.
  3. Allow potatoes to cook undisturbed about 3 minutes. Press them down with a spatula after the 3 minutes. Cover the skillet and allow them to cook undisturbed about 10 minutes. Remove cover and let them cook another 5 minutes.
  4. Using a inverted plate over the skillet, flip the potato pancake onto the plate. Melt remaining butter in the skillet. Slide the pancake back into the skillet. Repeat above, allowing potatoes to cook undisturbed 3 minutes, cover and continue cooking about 10 minutes, remove cover and cook another 5 minutes.
  5. Season with salt to taste. Cut into quarters and serve.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Swiss Rösti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 159mg 7%
Potassium 624mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 4%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.