Alpine eggs

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free


175g pack Waitrose cheese and onion potato rösti
80g Jarlsberg cheese, grated
2 large eggs
150g pickled red cabbage
4-6 pickled gherkins with dill, sliced lengthways 


1. Cook the potato rösti according to pack instructions, then sprinkle each one with 20g grated Jarlsberg. Meanwhile, poach the eggs in a pan of lightly simmering water.

2. Arrange the rösti, pickled cabbage and gherkins on two plates, then top each with a poached egg and a sprinkling of ground black pepper, if liked. 

This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, January 2017 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus soaking
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes, plus soaking

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,194kJ
Fat 29.9g
Saturated Fat 11.6g
Carbohydrate 29.5g
Sugars 10.8g
Protein 34.5g
Salt 2.5g
Fibre 2.9g

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This recipe was first published in Sun Jan 01 15:27:13 GMT 2017.