Röstis


Röstis
Probably a swiss recipe originally, but also known in the French region of Franche-comté. This version is more sophisticated.
209,9124.3/5 for 15 ratings
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.18 min.40 min.
At what time?
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at a certain time?
Work this out...

Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #1
Chop 2 shallots.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #2
Melt 2 tablespoons goose fat in a frying pan.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #3
Put in 1 kg 500 g cooked potato sliced, in a single layer.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #4
After 5 minutes turn over potato slices, and cook until golden brown.

Don't salt at this stage, otherwise your potatoes will stick.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #5
Put onto absorbant paper to remove the excess fat.

Repeat operation until all potatoes are cooked.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #6
Clean the frying pan, melt the remaining fat, add chopped shallots, salt and pepper, and cook 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #7

Stage 8 - 4 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #8
And cook for a further 3 or 4 minutes.

Note: Everything so far can be prepared in advance (the day before or so). But what follows must be done at the last minute for a better and crusty result.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #9
Put cooked potato slices back in the frying pan.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #10
Mix well and reheat on medium heat.

Stage 11 - 1 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #11
Taste and adjust seasoning.

Stage 12
Röstis : Photo of step #12
It's ready !

Serve piping hot, alone or with a good green salad.

Remarks

In the swiss version, potatotes are grated rather than sliced (thanks to Nicole for this detail).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,428 Kcal or 10,166 Kj40 gr294 gr122 gr
121 %15 %28 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
142 Kcal or 595 Kj2 gr17 gr7 gr
7 %1 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
607 Kcal or 2,541 Kj10 gr73 gr30 gr
30 %4 %7 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.

Source

My grandmother Solange.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Gratin Parmentier, Potato galette, Creamy spinach and potato gratin, Chard and potato gratin, Winemaker's toast, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Green beans with tomatoes, Chicken pie, Ramekins of duchess potatoes, Eggs en Cocotte à la Française, Oven omelette, ... All
Goose fatGoose fat: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, Chicken breasts with tarragon, Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble, Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Breton leek and mushroom tart, ... All
ShallotShallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rabbit with mustard, Pork Chops with Rosemary, Leek and tuna loaf, Sautéed Green Vegetables, Chicken and mushroom brik rolls, ... All

Other recipes you may also like

Fruit crumble
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
73,2744.0/5 for 20 ratings 1 hour 11 min.
Passion fruit jellies
Passion fruit jellies
Usually to make fruit jellies or (fruit "paste"), it's like jam but you need to cook fruit pulp and sugar much longer. Unfortunately, this long cooking is bad for both vitamins and flavour. In this recipe we use a special jam gelling agent, to reduce cooking time as much as possible .
87,1444/5 for 8 ratings 2 hours 30 min.
Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux
Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux
Under this pretty name, my personal version of "Les pommes au four" (baked apples).
78,537 24.2/5 for 20 ratings 1 hour 7 min.
4 pears salad with vanilla
4 pears salad with vanilla
It's a very easy recipe, everything depends on the choice of differents kinds of pears all fully ripe, to give a delicious contrast in the mouth.
62,5554.2/5 for 20 ratings 37 min.
Finger biscuits
Finger biscuits
These small biscuits, that look a bit like savoy biscuits, are delicious alone or with Champagne, but are also the base for charlottes or Tiramisu.
105,4585/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour

News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2020-07-19)

I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Post your comment or question

I am not a leaving thing

Follow this recipe

If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page