This delicious layered potato and cheese recipe comes from Basel, Switzerland. Enjoy!
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 6 large potatoes
- 6 tablespoons butter
- 8 ounces Swiss cheese, grated
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons hot water
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, and let cool. Once cool, peel and grate potatoes.
Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in large nonstick skillet, add a layer of potatoes and a layer of cheese, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Repeat layers. Dot each layer with remaining butter. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons hot water over the top layer, cover and saute at low to medium heat until bottom layer browns. Turn with spatula and brown again.