Rosti Potatoes

Rosti Potatoes

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From the EatingWell Kitchen

This traditional potato dish hails from Switzerland and is commonly eaten for breakfast. Try it for brunch with Poached Eggs and your favorite chicken breakfast sausage.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, (about 4), peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, or canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon butter


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  1. Preheat oven to 425 °F. Cut out a 10-inch circle of parchment paper or foil and coat one side with cooking spray.
  2. Place potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with cold water and add salt to taste. Cover and bring to a boil. When the water reaches a full boil, drain the potatoes and refresh under cold water. (They will not be fully cooked.) Pat dry.
  3. Grate the potatoes (a food processor fitted with a grating disc works well) and place in a large bowl. Add mustard, salt and pepper; toss to combine. Gently mix in scallions.
  4. Heat oil and butter in a 10-inch cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Use a pastry brush to spread the fat evenly over the bottom and about 1 inch up the sides of the skillet. Add the potato mixture and press firmly into a large pancake. Place the paper or foil circle, sprayed-side down, directly on top of the potatoes. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until the potatoes are golden on the bottom, about 30 minutes.
  5. Remove the paper or foil circle and use a thin metal spatula to loosen bottom and sides of the rosti. Invert a serving plate over the skillet. Grasping the skillet and plate (protect hands with oven mitts), invert and unmold the rosti. Cut into wedges and serve.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 145 calories; 2 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 29 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 18 mcg folate; 2 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 108 IU vitamin A; 12 mg vitamin C; 19 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 235 mg sodium; 492 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat

Reviews 1

April 03, 2016
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By: kbro3210
Delicious and can halve recipe Be sure to cook the rosti for the full 30 minutes in a cast-iron preheated pan, otherwise doesn't get crusty on the bottom and easily flip.