Ingredients for Rosti:
- 900 gr ( 2lb) waxy potatoes
- 2 onions
- 2 eggs
- 30 gr (1 oz) butter
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- salt and black pepper
Preparation the Rosti:
Parboil the potatoes slices in salted water until just tender, but not soft.
Allow to cool, and chill for at least a couple of hours.
Coarsely grate the potatoes.
Grate the onion.
Beat the eggs in a bowl, then stir in the potatoes and the onions.
Season with Salt and Black Pepper.
Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium high heat.
Add large spoonfuls of the mixture and and press it with a spatula until a thickness of about ½ inch - 1 cm.
Cook for 4 - 5 minutes on each side or until the rosti are golden brown and the potato is tender when pierced with a fork.
Add extra oil to the pan if necessary.
Delicious with meatball, bacon and gravy and green beans with onions.