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Sweet Potato Rosti With Smoked Salmon

Sweet Potato Rosti With Smoked Salmon

Rosti is the Swiss take on hash browns – a solid peasant’s breakfast of grated and fried potatoes with a huge number of local variations. The traditional rosti is big enough to fill a whole skillet and cut into pieces for serving, but these miniature versions make delicious appetizers or finger foods for a special brunch.

White potatoes are perfectly fine to eat, but this recipe uses sweet potatoes topped with smoked salmon and a rich-flavored mayonnaise for a decadent treat that combines crispy and creamy textures into one perfect bite.

If you’re going for a full brunch experience, you’ll probably want some supplementary protein to go with these – what about eggs Benedict or deviled eggs with guacamole to keep up the finger-food theme? Add a fruit salad or some berries on skewers to nibble, and you’ll have a beautiful spread for any occasion.

Sweet Potato Rosti With Smoked Salmon Recipe

Servings SERVES: 4Preparation time PREP: 20 min.Cooking time COOK: 20 min.

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. smoked salmon
  • 3 to 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tbsp. tapioca starch
  • ¼ green onion, finely minced
  • Coconut oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Ingredients for the flavored mayonnaise

  • ¾ cup homemade mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, minced
  • 2 tbsp. green onions, minced
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Rosti preparation

Preparation

  1. Combine the grated sweet potato, egg white, tapioca starch in a bowl, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat some coconut oil in a skillet placed over a medium-high heat.
  3. Drop a spoonful of the sweet potato mixture into the skillet and flatten with a spatula to form a small pancake. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side.
  4. Repeat step 3 with the remaining sweet potato mixture.
  5. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the mayonnaise, mix well, and season to taste.
  6. Top each rosti with flavored mayonnaise, smoked salmon, and green onions.



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