There are several variations of this popular recipe, but the basic ingredients for
Swiss macaroni include potatoes, macaroni, strongly flavoured cheese and onions.
Of course, no matter how it is prepared, it is a delicious rustic treat perfect
for a camp out!
500g potatoes, cut in approx 2cm cubes • 250g macaroni
500ml thick cream • 1 large white onion, sliced
salt and freshly ground black pepper • 200g Gruyère cheese, grated
apple sauce for serving
1 - Heat the oven to 150°C.
2 - Boil potatoes in a saucepan without a lid for
3 - Add the macaroni and cook until the pasta is al dente and most of the
liquid is almost absorbed.
4 - While the pasta is cooking, fry the onion slices in a pan
without oil until crispy and golden; set aside.
5 - Drain the pasta and potatoes, place
in ramekins or an ovenproof dish and toss with the fried onion.
6 - Pour cream over the
potatoes and macaroni, season to taste.
7 - Top with cheese.
8 - Bake for approx
10 minutes until the cheese has melted.
9 - Serve immediately with apple sauce.