Älplermagronen (Swiss Alpine Macaroni)

Baby Kato

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This recipe has been posted for play in Culinary Quest - Switzerland. Recipe found at tarasmulticulturaltable.com

Älplermagronen (Alpine Macaroni) is a Swiss pasta dish made by layering pasta and potatoes with cheese, caramelized onions topping with, and serving with applesauce. It is the perfect comfort food as the weather gets colder.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter
2 large
onions, thinly sliced
2 large
potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 - 1 inch cubes
1 lb
macaroni pasta, or pasta of your choice
1/2 c
cream
salt and pepper to taste
1 c
grated, gruyere or emmentaler cheese
applesauce for serving

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease large casserole dish.
2
Bring large pot of salted water to a boil.
3
In a large frying pan, melt butter over medium low heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
4
Once water comes to a boil, add cubed potatoes. As They begin to soften, about 5 minutes, add pasta. Cook, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and pasta is just tender, about 7 minutes. Drain and gently rinse with cold water.
5
In a small bowl, season with salt and pepper cream.
6
Add 1/3 of pasta and potatoes to the bottom of prepared dish. Evenly cover with 1/2 of grated cheese.
7
Top with another 1/3 of pasta and potatoes, then top with remaining cheese, then remaining pasta and potatoes.
8
Pour the cream over the layers. Evenly cover with caramelized onions.
9
Cover and bake in preheated oven until heated through and cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes.
10
Serve hot over applesauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Eastern European
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #Swiss - Pasta