This recipe is a traditional dish from canton Glarus in Switzerland. The original Zigerhörnli use Schabziger available in our online shop and at selected retailers. Try it out, it’s a rustic, simple yet delicious dish suitable for the whole family.
400 g eggshell / short pasta
1 tbsp of chicken broth powder
For the sauce
2 tbsp butter
50 g onions, diced thinly
300 ml light cream / cream
50 g Swiss Emmentaler or Gruyère, finely grated
150 g Schabziger, finely grated
Freshly ground pepper
2 bunch chives, finely cut
1 tbsp butter butter
4 medium sized onions, cut into thin strips
1 pinch of sugar
- Cook the pasta in the chicken stock al dente, drain into a sieve and strain with cold water.
- For the sauce, sauté the onions in butter, add cream and Emmentaler/Gruyère, heat slowly while stirring, stir in the Schabziger, season with nutmeg and pepper.
- For the roasted onions, melt the butter, add the onions and place over medium heat while stirring, add pepper and sugar to taste.
- Add the pasta to the sauce, heat. Stir in the chives. Sprinkle onions over top and serve.
Recipe translated from https://geska.ch/portfolio-items/zigerhoernli