Recipe for a potato cheese spread
Potato cheese also called “Erdäpfikas” is a traditional spread from the Bavarian-Austrian region. On a wholemeal bread, the milky-sweet taste sticks out perfectly.
For this easy prepatation, you won’t need much time. Mainly floury-boiled potatoes are easy to process for potato cheese, but if you have another variety at hand, that’s of course no problem.
But, for now you will find interesting facts about the potato here. Numerous vitamins, minerals and trace elements are contained in potatoes. Potatoes contain a lot of vitamin C – even more than apples. Potatoes give a lot of energy, keep you full for a long time and due to the high fiber content they are good for our digestion. Mistakenly, the potato is often seen as a fattener. Because of the large amount of water, the few calories and the high fiber they are even real slimming products. However, lets start with the recipe now.
- 0,5kg potato
- 250g sour cream
- a shot of cream
- 1 half large onion
- 1 clove of garlic (optional)
- grounded cumin
For the potato cheese spread, peel and cook the potatoes. Then chop them into smaller pieces. You should crush the potatoes with a fork, but it can also remain small pieces.
Cut the onion into small diced pieces and add the crushed garlic to the potatoes. Then add the sour cream to the spread and stir well. Add a dash of cream. The amount depends on the potatoes, the more they absorb the cream, the more you can add to the spread.
At the end, season the potato cheese with the spices and chive and finally sprinkle some chive over the spread for decoration. The potato cheese should rest for about 5 minutes, so the potatoes can absorb the liquids very well.
The potato cheese tastes perfect with a tasty wholemeal bread, recipes can be found in our blog (delicious spelt bread).
We wish a good hearty meal!